New demand for allotments / by Nick Ierodiaconou

The demand for Allotments is going up in line with food price increases but also a wider shift in peoples values as the intrinsic value of production as opposed to a purely consumptive model gains traction. This might be a good chance for local authorities to manage some of the ongoing costs associated with under used green space - by giving it a programmatic purpose and an active community of custodians... http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2009/feb/19/national-trust-allotments

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