Emma JC

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This is uplifting news!!
https://ensia.com/features/urban-forests-green-spaces-food-security/

Look out, food deserts: Here come the food forests
As cities build up green spaces, developers are increasingly factoring in fruit and nut trees,
berry bushes and more as a way to boost nutrition while enhancing aesthetics

August 20, 2019 — Editor’s note: The following is a contributed piece from Smart Cities Dive, a business and leadership-facing publication covering smart city trends and analysis.

Cities like Atlanta and Philadelphia are recognizing a park can be more than just a green space when visitors are allowed to pick fruits, vegetables and nuts.

A walk through an Atlanta park will soon include the option of picking berries, plucking apples from trees or gathering herbs from surrounding plants — all for free.

Read the rest of the article here....

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