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Seeds in the City - How Cuba Survived Disaster

How A nation Can Survive

"This is the remarkable story of how the people of Havana have pulled themselves back from the brink of disaster.

Faced with food shortages and widespread hunger, city dwellers began growing food on rooftops and in front of office buildings. "It was a very spontaneous movement. People started to grow things on every available place", states one resident. Now, there are thousands of urban farms and more than a million tons of food is produced within the city."
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Bump for urban organic agriculture

Imagine, having a garden in your front yard, selling raw milk and not getting arrested? Now I know why there is a trade embargo with Cuba, can't let these radical ideas spread.