Urban Agriculture: Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution

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New Society Publishers, Apr 26, 2011 - Gardening - 256 pages
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The new food revolution happening right where you live
 

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Easy to read and some good points. A brief introductino on home farming in cities as well as using civic properties for food production and the benefits this can have for the community both local and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Home Sweet Farm Kitchen Gardens in the Kitchen
13
Condo Acres Container Farming for Confined Spaces
43
Edible Estates Adding Food to Home Garden Design
67
The Way Back From Backyard to Cropland
97
Color Section
128
The Popular Front Plant your Food Flag
129
Go Public Eat Your City
151
Return of the Commons Growing Community
171
Speak for the Trees Up with Public Orchards
187
New Urban Farms Bigish is Betterish
201
City Food of the Future Whizbang or WTF?
227
Notes
235
Index
239
About the Author
245
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David Tracey is a journalist and environmental designer who operates EcoUrbanist in Vancouver. A certified arborist specializing in organic fruit trees and edible landscapes, he is also the Executive Director of Tree City Canada, a non-profit ecological engagement group. David is the author of Guerrilla Gardening: A Manualfesto, and an advocate for all those reclaiming our right to great food through urban agriculture.

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