"We want to make people realise that they can use their gardens, yards and roof terraces to grow food," the report quoted Adolfo López
Villanueva, the programme's director, as saying. "With the climate we have in Mexico City you can get between two and three harvests a year
and that would help families keep costs down."
The city government gives families technical support and agricultural supplies to help grow carrots, potatoes, onions, tomatoes and
chillies, the report said.
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