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The fastest-growing group of new urban farmers are ages 18-34 (an increase of 63% in the past 5 years). Households with children gardening has also increased by 25%. People in urban areas are growing more food as well as in the past
5 years, 2 million more urban dwellers have started growing their own food and 2 million more households said they are growing food in community gardens.
Source: National Gardening Association - http://assoc.garden.org/press/press.php?q=show&pr=pr_nga&id=3819 inf_contact_key=5180b766b8732bf0b0c9a2614ea04ee4e94a58484be7f105663113973e40266c