Imagine a city where backyard fences are relics of the past, where neighbors share gardens brimming with edibles.
Fueled by the "buy-local" food movement, many homeowners are starting to grow their own fruit and vegetables.
Tracking food from field or garden to table is an integral part of Slow Food's mission.
Seven years ago, a group of Italian cities branded themselves cittaslow, beginning another installment in what's become an overall slow movement.
Cities can be packed with sustainable systems and ideas, but what inspirations will arise if we are distanced from experiencing the earth we live on?