Food security is far from an exclusive third-world problem, if we’re to take a recent survey by the Australian National University’s word.
Three per cent of Australians have been forced to rely on emergency food assistance. And almost a third grow their food for some security.
But if growing herbs on the back porch brings some peace of mind, it seems a tad odd that the same doesn’t go for our urban agriculture.
Amy Rathbone reports on Sydney’s “back porch.”
Photo: Amy Rathbone.
Are you thinking this story deserves a virtual hi-five? Yes? In that case, you should check out Amy’s opinion piece on the government being too lazy to stop the encroachment of housing upon agricultural land.