Urban Agriculture: Using Community Systems of Agriculture as a Solution to Homelessness and Unhealthy Food Sources

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Urban Agriculture: Using Community Systems of Agriculture as a Solution to Homelessness and Unhealthy Food Sources

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Title: Urban Agriculture: Using Community Systems of Agriculture as a Solution to Homelessness and Unhealthy Food Sources
Author: Mearns, Ian Michael
Abstract: For those persons living on the edge of the socioeconomic periphery lack of employment, nutritional food sources and housing resources has led to an increase of homelessness over the past decade. This paper focuses on these resources can be accessed through through the use of urban agriculture as a community system, similar to systems of community supported agriculture (CSA's), that will provide homeless citizens with access to food, housing, vocational opportunities and social resources.
Description: Thesis (Master's)--University of Washington, 2012
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1773/20879
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