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City farmer : adventures in urban food growing

Author: Lorraine Johnson
Publisher: Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, 2011, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the new ways that urban dwellers across North America are reimagining cities as places of food production, from homeowners planting their front yards with vegetables to guerrilla gardeners scattering seeds in neglected urban corners.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lorraine Johnson
ISBN: 9781553655190 1553655192
OCLC Number: 653013703
Description: 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Bringing dinner home --
Sowing the city, reaping the benefits --
Embracing a food-growing ethic --
Productive possibility --
Harvesting space --
Rethinking convention : finding soil and sites --
Lessons of care : food gardens as nurturing hubs --
People power : growing together in community gardens --
Rogues on a mission : guerrilla gardening and foraging --
What the cluck? : backyard chickens --
The edible city --
Adventures in possibility --
Resources. A selected list of urban farms and edible demonstration gardens ; A selected list of urban agriculture and food-related organizations.
Responsibility: Lorraine Johnson.

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"City Farmer" celebrates the new ways that urban dwellers across North America are reimagining cities as places of food production. From homeowners planting their front yards with vegetables to  Read more...

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"Infectious and motivating... A manifesto on how city dwellers can be more engaged" --Gayla Trail, author of You Grow Girl and Grow Great Grub "Vibrant and alive... a spirited journey to meet those Read more...

 
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