Investigation of the Contributions of Urban Agriculture to Sustainable Urban Development in the Example of Kırklareli City

Fürüzan Aslan, Yaşar Menteş, Oğuz Ateş


The aim of this study; To combat the problems arising from rapid population growth and irregular urbanization in ecological terms, to ensure the integration of agriculture with the city and to develop strategies in order to ensure human health, environmental health, food safety, urban aesthetics, social integration and urban sustainability. As the study area, the adjacent area of Kırklareli has been considered. A 4-stage method was determined in the study. In the first stage, a literature review was conducted on the subject. In the second stage; The collection and examination of natural and socio-cultural data for Kırklareli province was carried out. In the third stage; As a result of the analyzes made, field observations were made and it was determined in which neighborhoods the most suitable urban agriculture model could be applied to the city of Kırklareli. In the last stage, in line with the available data and potentials for the city of Kırklareli, important strategies for the implementation of urban agriculture studies were developed and various suggestions were made.


Urban agriculture; Kırklareli; Sustainability; Urban Development; Landscape architecture

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ISSN: 2148-127X

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