Wednesday, September 19, 2012

WYPR Radio Story on Urban Livestock

Tom Pelton published a radio story today about people who raise urban livestock in Baltimore City, and the city's increasing efforts to make it easier for people to raise animals for pleasure, fresh food, and valuable animal products.

"Amid the rowhouses, graffiti and vacant lots of Baltimore, 10 farms have opened in recent years, growing vegetables and breeding chickens, rabbits and goats. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's administration is relaxing the city's livestock regulations to try to encourage more urban farms, which provide fresh food and an enhanced quality of life to the city." - WYPR


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