Cover of: City farmer | Lorraine Johnson

City farmer

adventures in urban food growing

1st U.S. ed.

Published by Greystone Books in Vancouver, Berkeley .
Written in English.

About the Book

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.

About the Edition

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.

Table of 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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-242) and index.

Copyright Date
2010

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
635.04
Library of Congress
S494.5.U72 J65 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
250 pages :
Number of pages
250

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26337754M
Internet Archive
isbn_9781553655190
ISBN 10
1553655192
ISBN 13
9781553655190, 9781553656289
OCLC/WorldCat
653013703
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