Sarah Laskow


How to Start an Urban Farm in a Post-Industrial City

Youngstown, Ohio, may have shrunk, but its urban farms are growing.

Youngstown, Ohio, has a lot of vacant land. In its manufacturing heyday, its population topped 170,000. Now less than half that number live in the city. The 73,000 or so inhabitants live among 22,000 vacant lots and buildings.

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