The world is facing many problems nowadays, including a growing number of people living in cities, many of whom often do not have easy access to fresh food. To solve this problem, it is necessary to develop a new kind of agriculture that provides city residents with food security while also protecting the environment. Rooftop agriculture could be a solution. Rooftop agriculture is a type of urban agriculture, in which food is grown on the tops of buildings. Rooftop agriculture can have many benefits. For example, it can reduce the extreme heat in the city during summer, it can help to decrease urban poverty, and it can help people to socialize more. In addition, rooftop agriculture can even benefit the buildings themselves. Rooftop agriculture is becoming more popular across the world, thanks to these benefits. We hope it will become an important part of the sustainable cities of the future.

Farming on Top: Rooftop Agriculture for Healthy Cities / Appolloni, Elisa; Gianquinto, Giorgio Prosdocimi. - In: FRONTIERS FOR YOUNG MINDS. - ISSN 2296-6846. - ELETTRONICO. - 10:(2022), pp. 701756.1-701756.7. [10.3389/frym.2022.701756]

Farming on Top: Rooftop Agriculture for Healthy Cities

Appolloni, Elisa
Writing – Original Draft Preparation
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Gianquinto, Giorgio Prosdocimi
Writing – Review & Editing
2022

Abstract

The world is facing many problems nowadays, including a growing number of people living in cities, many of whom often do not have easy access to fresh food. To solve this problem, it is necessary to develop a new kind of agriculture that provides city residents with food security while also protecting the environment. Rooftop agriculture could be a solution. Rooftop agriculture is a type of urban agriculture, in which food is grown on the tops of buildings. Rooftop agriculture can have many benefits. For example, it can reduce the extreme heat in the city during summer, it can help to decrease urban poverty, and it can help people to socialize more. In addition, rooftop agriculture can even benefit the buildings themselves. Rooftop agriculture is becoming more popular across the world, thanks to these benefits. We hope it will become an important part of the sustainable cities of the future.
2022
Farming on Top: Rooftop Agriculture for Healthy Cities / Appolloni, Elisa; Gianquinto, Giorgio Prosdocimi. - In: FRONTIERS FOR YOUNG MINDS. - ISSN 2296-6846. - ELETTRONICO. - 10:(2022), pp. 701756.1-701756.7. [10.3389/frym.2022.701756]
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