Know Before You Grow: Understanding Site Risks for Garden and Growing Activities

EPA-560-F-21-201, October 2021

By: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Brownfields Redevelopment | Urban Agriculture|Food Systems

This fact sheet provides information on how to assess soils for urban gardening to determine whether the lot is a brownfield and the level of soil contamination. It gives an overview of steps to transform brownfields into safe community gardens.