Urban Farming: ISSUE--(Pro) Advocates of urban farming argue that urban farming not only benefits...

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Urban Farming: ISSUE--(Pro) Advocates of urban farming argue that urban farming not only benefits the diets of individuals, but also promotes the overall well-being of the entire community. (Con) Those who oppose urban farms often cite zoning ordinances and argue that community gardens and livestock pose a threat to property value. RESEARCH QUESTION--How can local communities and neighborhoods benefit from urban farming? by Mind Map: Urban Farming: ISSUE--(Pro) Advocates of urban farming argue that urban farming not only benefits the diets of individuals, but also promotes the overall well-being of the entire community. (Con) Those who oppose urban farms often cite zoning ordinances and argue that community gardens and livestock pose a threat to property value. RESEARCH QUESTION--How can local communities and neighborhoods benefit from urban farming?

1. People

1.1. Academics / Professionals

1.2. Experts

1.3. Other Urban Farmers

1.4. Consummers

1.5. Zoning (local government) Officials

1.6. Local Extension Office

1.7. Local, State, National, International Advocates and Critics

1.8. Suppliers: Labor, Construction Materials, Nurseries, Seed Banks and Libraries, Compost Sources, Electricians, Plumbers, Arborists

1.9. Competitors

2. Cultural Values

2.1. etc., etc.

3. Benefits

3.1. etc., etc.

4. Drawbacks

4.1. etc., etc.

5. Economic Concerns

5.1. Sustainability

5.2. Opportunities for growth and development

5.3. Monetary benefit

5.4. Liscencing

5.5. Savings

6. Contested Issues

6.1. Climate Change

6.2. Energy Independence

6.3. Fractured Communities

6.4. Property Value

6.5. UF as anti-establishment, socialist, anti-big business

6.6. Industrial Food

6.7. GMO foods/seeds

7. Perspectives

7.1. Historical

7.2. Ethnic

7.3. Gender

7.4. Radical

7.5. Conservative

7.6. Scientific

7.7. Religious

7.8. Philosophical

8. An Urban Farm

9. Youtube video of building tomato cages

10. New node

11. Local CSA