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.
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City Farmer: Adventures in Urban Food GrowingUser Review - Kyrille Goldbeck - Book Verdict
The local food movement and a greater awareness of industrial agriculture have prompted many to look at producing their own food. Starting with despair over the state of food production turned to ... Read full review
incredibly inspiring. this will be my first year in a few years that i don't have land of my own to garden, and i will be experimenting with many different locations and individual microclimates and situations around the city. this read gave me the boost of confidence and inspiration i was looking for to get me pumped about this project. so many good ideas, and touching stories.. gardening really does build [lasting] community and healthy happy people.