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Urban farming: four reasons it should flourish post-pandemic

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Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock Dan Evans, Lancaster University and Jess Davies, Lancaster University Since lockdown, public interest in growing fruit and vegetables at home has soared. Seed packets are flying off shelves and allotment waiting lists are swelling, with one council receiving a 300% increase in applications. Fear of food shortages will have motivated some, but others with more time on their …

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