City Farmer: Adventures in Urban Food Growing
City Farmer: Adventures in Urban Food Growing celebrates the new ways that urban dwellers are getting closer to their food. Not only are backyard vegetable plots popping up in places long reserved for lawns, but some renegades are planting their front yards with food and guerrilla gardeners are transforming abandoned lots into vegetable plots. People in apartments are filling their balconies with pots of tomatoes, beans, and basil, while others are gazing skyward and "greening" their rooftops with food plants. Still others are colonizing public spaces, staking out territory in parks for commun.