The BBC has a great piece on the increasing popular trend of urban farming. They cite successful examples of growing edible plants in unlikely locations including McGill University's “Making the Edible Campus” project and Vancouver's South East False Creek.

BBC News reports:

Can our cities keep consuming in the face of food shortages and higher prices? A solution could be for urban areas to grow their own food as is being tried in Canada.

Campaigners hope the UK will follow and some hope the 2012 Olympics in London could be the catalyst.

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