Growing an Urban Agriculture Hub on the Los Angeles River

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Together with architecture and urban planning firm Perkins and Will (P+W), community outreach outfit Dake Luna, urban agriculturalist Jesse Dubois, and economic advisors Project Finance Advisory Committee, LARRC undertook a study that outlines the challenges and ways forward of creating an agricultural hub along the Los Angeles River, funded by a Proposition 84 grant. After a series of community workshops and studies done over the course of a year and a half, the study concluded that the 660-acre area bisected by the Los Angeles River within Lincoln Heights, Cypress Park, and Chinatown neighborhoods is an ideal neighborhood to encourage urban agriculture.

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