On Mexico City’s flat roofs, tiny gardens help feed families, provide an urban respite

Kansas City Star, 10/19/2012

Mexico City

Climb to a rooftop and scan the horizon of this metropolis, and you’re likely to see nearby rooftops or balconies with vegetable gardens.

Urban rooftop gardening is on the cusp of a boom here, sponsored by a City Hall that sees gardening as a way to alleviate poverty, provide residents with their own healthy food and add some green to one of the world’s most populous cities.

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