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Christopher J. Currey, Ann Marie VanDerZanden, and Joshua J. Mitchell

-growing population and is a critical issue ( Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2015 ). Also, a recent study shows poverty is increasing substantially in urban areas, with a majority (>56%) of impoverished now living in urban areas ( Eigenbrod

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Lucy K. Bradley, Ellen M. Bauske, Thomas A. Bewick, John R. Clark, Richard. E. Durham, Gail Langellotto, Mary H. Meyer, Margaret Pooler, and Sheri Dorn

volunteers, and administration. The steering committee consisted of 13 members; it was small enough to reach consensus and yet as diverse as practical. The members included Dr. Ellen Bauske (The Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture, University of Georgia

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Virginia I. Lohr

There is a long history of problems associated with the overuse of specific plants in agricultural monocultures. The Irish potato famine of 1845 to 1850, which was caused partly by dependence on a single variety of potato ( Solanum tuberosum

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Rolston St. Hilaire, Dawn M. VanLeeuwen, and Patrick Torres

Urban areas in arid and semiarid regions continue to face water supply and demand challenges ( St. Hilaire et al., 2008 ). Some of the drivers of these challenges include accelerated population growth and enhanced economic activity of urban areas

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Tim R. Pannkuk, Jacqueline A. Aitkenhead-Peterson, Kurt Steinke, James C. Thomas, David R. Chalmers, and Richard H. White

Erickson, J.E. Volin, J.C. Cisar, J.L. Snyder, G.H. 1999 A facility for documenting the effect of urban landscape type on fertilizer nitrogen runoff Proc. Fla. State Hort. Soc 112 266 269 FAO 1998 Irrigation and drainage papers 56 The Food and Agriculture

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systems. Urban Agriculture Survey of Korean Students Lee et al. (p. 783) developed a 21-item questionnaire answered by 1268 Korean elementary school students. More than 73.7% of the students reported having an awareness of and need for urban agriculture

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Dale J. Bremer, Steven J. Keeley, Abigail Jager, Jack D. Fry, and Cathie Lavis

urban and agricultural water quality by the National Water-Quality Assessment Program. USGS Fact Sheet 047-01. 13 Apr. 2012. < > U.S. Geological Survey 2012 Equus beds groundwater recharge project. 13 Apr. 2012. < http

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Gladis M. Zinati

natural water storage capacity from glacier or snowmelt-fed river basins, will increase the competition between agricultural and urban users as population growth increases. Under climate change, water and its availability and quality will create bigger

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Rafael Fernández-Cañero, José Ordovás, and Miguel Ángel Herrera Machuca

Europe, where the Mediterranean climate is characterized by periods of drought coinciding with the hot season, during which water consumption reaches its peak, as a result of increased demand in urban areas and because of tourism and agriculture ( Parés

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Chengyan Yue, Manlin Cui, Eric Watkins, and Aaron Patton

Turfgrass is a major part of the urban landscape found on lawns, athletic fields, golf courses, cemeteries, parks, exposition and fairgrounds, and many other places ( Jenkins, 2015 ; Milesi et al., 2005 ; Robbins, 2012 ). The pervasive feature