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The Resource Breaking through concrete : building an urban farm revival, David Hanson and Edwin Marty ; photographs by Michael Hanson ; foreword by Mark Winne

Breaking through concrete : building an urban farm revival, David Hanson and Edwin Marty ; photographs by Michael Hanson ; foreword by Mark Winne

Label
Breaking through concrete : building an urban farm revival
Title
Breaking through concrete
Title remainder
building an urban farm revival
Statement of responsibility
David Hanson and Edwin Marty ; photographs by Michael Hanson ; foreword by Mark Winne
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
People have always grown food in urban spaces--on windowsills and sidewalks, and in backyards and neighborhood parks--but today, urban farmers are leading an environmental and social movement that transforms our national food system. To explore this agricultural renaissance, brothers David and Michael Hanson and urban farmer Edwin Marty document 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. Each beautifully illustrated essay offers practical advice for budding
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
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1978-
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Hanson, David
Dewey number
630.9173/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
S494.5.U72
LC item number
H36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
S494.5.U72
NAL item number
H363 2012
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1981-
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  • Marty, Edwin
  • Hanson, Michael
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  • Urban agriculture
  • Community gardens
Label
Breaking through concrete : building an urban farm revival, David Hanson and Edwin Marty ; photographs by Michael Hanson ; foreword by Mark Winne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
P-Patch Community Garden Program, Seattle, Washington : The neighborhood garden ; How to change your city's urban agriculture zoning codes -- Homeless garden project, Santa Cruz, California : The farm as therapy ; How to grow good, safe food -- Fairview Gardens and the Center for Urban Agriculture, Santa Barbara, California : The historic farm ; How to plant perennial fruit trees in the city -- Denver urban gardens, Denver, Colorado : The garden as community ; How to turn your waste into black gold compost -- Juniper gardens and Cultivate 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 -- Versailles community, New Orleans, Louisiana : Backyards of bounty ; How to develop a congregational urban farm -- Jones Valley urban farm, Birmingham, Alabama : The education and production farm ; How to engage the community with education programs -- Greensgrow farms and the Philadelphia project, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : The nonprofit, for-profit farm ; How to rehabilitate contaminated soils -- Eagle Street rooftop farm, Brooklyn, New York : The rooftop farm ; How to convert rooftops to residential gardens and urban farms -- Catherine Ferguson Academy, Detroit, Michigan : The alternative curriculum farm ; How to raise urban livestock -- Wood Street Urban Farm and Growing Home, Chicago, Illinois : The job training farm ; How to extend the growing season with hoop houses and greenhouses -- Sandhill Organics and Prairie Crossing, Grayslake, Illinois : The peri-urban farm ; How to start an urban farm
Control code
ocn712114151
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 181 p.
Isbn
9780520270541
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024485
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)712114151
Label
Breaking through concrete : building an urban farm revival, David Hanson and Edwin Marty ; photographs by Michael Hanson ; foreword by Mark Winne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
P-Patch Community Garden Program, Seattle, Washington : The neighborhood garden ; How to change your city's urban agriculture zoning codes -- Homeless garden project, Santa Cruz, California : The farm as therapy ; How to grow good, safe food -- Fairview Gardens and the Center for Urban Agriculture, Santa Barbara, California : The historic farm ; How to plant perennial fruit trees in the city -- Denver urban gardens, Denver, Colorado : The garden as community ; How to turn your waste into black gold compost -- Juniper gardens and Cultivate 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 -- Versailles community, New Orleans, Louisiana : Backyards of bounty ; How to develop a congregational urban farm -- Jones Valley urban farm, Birmingham, Alabama : The education and production farm ; How to engage the community with education programs -- Greensgrow farms and the Philadelphia project, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : The nonprofit, for-profit farm ; How to rehabilitate contaminated soils -- Eagle Street rooftop farm, Brooklyn, New York : The rooftop farm ; How to convert rooftops to residential gardens and urban farms -- Catherine Ferguson Academy, Detroit, Michigan : The alternative curriculum farm ; How to raise urban livestock -- Wood Street Urban Farm and Growing Home, Chicago, Illinois : The job training farm ; How to extend the growing season with hoop houses and greenhouses -- Sandhill Organics and Prairie Crossing, Grayslake, Illinois : The peri-urban farm ; How to start an urban farm
Control code
ocn712114151
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 181 p.
Isbn
9780520270541
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011024485
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)712114151

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