New Markets, New Opportunities: Strengthening Local Food Systems and Organic Agriculture
Tom Vilsack

Fantastic efforts to new food order in the US. What might also help the strategic planners here would be to create an Urban Food producing matrix. City infrastructures that can be put to better use, like abandoned car parks, Mall basements, un-leased mall spaces etc. Many specific urban spaces can be re-modelled to start small-to-medium scale urban food enterprises — boosting urban employment and also enhancing the urban food production matrix within cities.

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