Organic market gardening around the Paris agglomeration: agro-environmental performance and capacity to meet urban requirements

@article{Anglade2016OrganicMG,
  title={Organic market gardening around the Paris agglomeration: agro-environmental performance and capacity to meet urban requirements},
  author={Juliette Anglade and Michael Medina and Gilles Billen and Josette Garnier},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={23373-23382}
}
Organic market gardening is often promoted by urban municipalities as a way to resource part of the food supply, creating new social links and protecting groundwater resources. The agronomical and environmental performance of six commercial organic market gardening farms supplying vegetables in Paris were evaluated and compared with other vegetable production systems. When expressed in terms of protein production, the yield of these systems appears rather low compared with the productive… 

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