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10 inspiring urban gardens

By: Enrique Gili on March 28, 2012, 10:57 a.m.
Man waters garden with tall buildings in background

Photo: Skanska USA

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The Atlanta Mission, along with partner Skanska USA, constructed 24 raised garden beds in downtown Atlanta. The 2.36-acre experiment in urban agriculture grows food for the shelter's kitchen and provides job training to clients to help them transition from the streets into jobs and homes.