The Grist’s Christopher Weber explains how garden counting plays a crucial role in advocacy. Showing the number of gardens in cities has proven to be one tool in highlighting the benefits and positive impact of urban agriculture on communities. The Law Center’s Amy Laura Cahn has assisted two UPenn students, Michael Paci and Swaroop Rao, in their survey efforts. The raw numbers help establish gardens as a constituency. Read the full article here.
The Benefit of Surveys in Preserving Urban Gardening