Spotlight on France

Can urban farming make Paris greener?

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The two ducks of the La Recyclerie urban farm in Paris.
The two ducks of the La Recyclerie urban farm in Paris. RFI/Fabien Jannic-Cherbonnel

In this week's Spotlight on France, Fabien Jannic-Cherbonnel takes a look at a new trend taking over the French capital: urban farming. The Paris Mayor’s office voted on a new plan aimed at encouraging farming activities in the city in January, just as green initiatives are popping up around the city. 

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Wetake a look at two of them: La ferme de La Recyclerie, an urban farm located next to a trendy bar and Agricool, where a team is growing strawberries in shipping containers.

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