Cornell Cooperative Extension urban agriculture specialists Yolanda Gonzalez, left, and Sam Anderson, center, scout for harlequin bugs and consult with farmers at Randall’s Island Urban Farm

CCE sows seeds to grow urban agriculture

From the rooftops of New York City to the sidewalks of inner-city Buffalo, urban farms are sprouting vegetables, fueling businesses and helping grow vibrant communities across the Empire State. Pictured: In the shadow of New York City’s Hell Gate Bridge, Cornell Cooperative Extension urban agriculture specialists Yolanda Gonzalez, left, and Sam Anderson, center, scout for harlequin bugs and consult with farmers at Randall’s Island Urban Farm.

Photo by R.J. Anderson/CCE