Did you know the farmer used to have a place in the city and everyday life? During the industralization age the city and agriculture were separated due to the rapid growth of cities. As a result many of us today are no longer aware of the origin of our food, that is how far have we distanced ourselves from it. But that is all about to change. Urban farming is gaining back ground and it is leading to a rooftop revolution!
In 1960 30% of the world’s population was living in cities, today that number has increased to over 55% and in 2050 66% will be urban dwellers. Cities are hot, but considering this fast growth and global urbanization, how do cities manage to stay future proof? And more importantly what cities are leading the list?