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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
  
 Division of Ag Development NYC Office
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Urban Agriculture in New York State

Urban agriculture is defined as growing food and raising animals in cities, accompanied by complementary activities such as processing and distributing food, collecting and reusing food waste and rainwater, and educating, organizing, and employing local residents. (Five Borough Farm, a project of Design Trust for Public Space)

Examples include:

To learn more, check out this guide:

Guide to Urban Farming in New York State
http://nebeginningfarmers.org/publications.

Innovations throughout NYS

Hydroponic Rooftop Greenhouse

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Source: Gotham Greens, NYC


Community Garden

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Source: St. Marks Ave/Prospect Heights Community Garden, Brooklyn Queens Land Trust, Brooklyn, NY


Urban Apiary

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Source: Sweet Beez, Rochester, NY


Aquaponics Project

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Source: Massachusetts Avenue Project, Buffalo, NY


Urban Farm

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Source: East New York Farms, Brooklyn, NY


Backyard Chickens/City Chickens

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Source: Walt L. Shamel Community Garden, Brooklyn, NY- Just Food, Credit to Buff Strickland


Rooftop Farm

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Source: Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm, New York City