What better way to reduce those carbon miles to practically zilch! As we transition to a post peak oil world, we will realize how much these little plots are going to be worth to us.
Occasionally I do see the most extraordinary produce gardens.
One entire yard in my neighborhood; which is a very far cry from the sweet corn capital in the Midwest, is entirely grown 6 feet high in sweet corn from fence to fence. Another side yard spills pumpkins sunning themselves by a warm concrete wall: