Rising collectively: how metropolis farms have nurtured a technology of city children | Farming

Rising collectively: how metropolis farms have nurtured a technology of city children | Farming

Tucked in a deep cleft east of Newcastle metropolis centre, surrounded by the monochrome of the town’s tarmac and concrete, housing estates and warehouses, is an explosion of pure color – rowan timber dripping with orange berries, purple verbena, sunflowers, sedum, nasturtiums. The pungent perfume of goat and pig hangs within the nonetheless autumn air.