Urban farming changes communities, and is a movement sweeping across urban America.
As a result, fresh vegetables and fruit, often virtually inaccessible in many inner city neighborhoods, become available.
Community cooperation emerges from "ownership" in such endeavors that serve as community development and organizing labs.
The gardens can even serve as solar energy classrooms, crime watch tools and opportunities for residents to take hold of more control over their environments.
Watch this CNN video. Then, share your impressions. Anyone out there had experience with an urban garden or farm?