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Breaking through concrete : building an urban farm revival

Author: David Hanson; Edwin Marty; Michael Hanson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
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Documents twelve successful urban farm programs, from an alternative school for girls in Detroit, to a backyard food swap in New Orleans, to a restaurant supply garden on a rooftop in Brooklyn. This  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hanson, David.
Breaking through concrete.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011024485
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Hanson; Edwin Marty; Michael Hanson
OCLC Number: 872452026
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 févr. 2014).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xv, 181 p.)
Contents: Foreword by Mark Winne Preface by David Hanson Introduction by Edwin Marty 1. P-Patch Community Garden Program, Seattle, Washington * The Neighborhood Garden HOW TO: Change Your City's Urban Agriculture Zoning Codes 2. Homeless Garden Project, Santa Cruz, California * The Farm as Therapy HOW TO: Grow Good, Safe Food 3. Fairview Gardens and the Center for Urban Agriculture, Santa Barbara, California * The Historic Farm HOW TO: Plant Perennial Fruit Trees in the City 4. Denver Urban Gardens, Denver, Colorado * The Garden as Community HOW TO: Turn Your Waste into Black Gold Compost 5. Kansas City Center for Urban Agriculture, Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri * The Farm for Profit HOW TO: Access Start-Up Capital for Urban Food Projects 6. Versailles Community, New Orleans, Louisiana * Backyards of Bounty HOW TO: Develop a Congregational Urban Farm 7. Jones Valley Urban Farm, Birmingham, Alabama * The Education and Production Farm HOW TO: Engage the Community with Education Programs 8. Greensgrow, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania * The Nonprofit, For-Profit Farm HOW TO: Rehabilitate Contaminated Soils 9. Eagle Street Rooftop Farm, Brooklyn, New York * The Rooftop Farm HOW TO: Convert Rooftops to Residential Gardens and Urban Farms 10. Catherine Ferguson Academy, Detroit, Michigan * The Alternative Curriculum Farm HOW TO: Raise Urban Livestock 11. Growing Home's Wood Street Urban Farm, Chicago, Illinois * The Job Training Farm HOW TO: Extend the Growing Season with Hoop Houses and Greenhouses 12. Sandhill Organics and Prairie Crossing, Grayslake, Illinois * The Peri-urban Farm HOW TO: Start an Urban Farm Conclusion by Edwin Marty Acknowledgments Bibliography
Responsibility: David Hanson and Edwin Marty ; photographs by Michael Hanson ; foreword by Mark Winne.


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