Crops, Greens on Hong Kong's High Rises

The personally rewarding and healthy activity of urban farming continues to solidify a foothold on Hong Kong high rises, in spite of the lack of support from the government.
June 30, 2011, 7am PDT | Kristopher Fortin
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Though Hong Kong's government has cited that they encourage people farming for leisure, support to expand urban farming has been trumped because it needs a stronger argument as a viable economic activity, reports CNN's Benjamin Gottlieb.

Regardless, the urban farms have continued to grow:

"Lam's farm -- a humble 2,000 square feet -- is one of an estimated 300 urban farming projects that now occupy Hong Kong's high-rises, joining the broader, global movement of food sustainability projects in densely populated urban settings."

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Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in CNN
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