- Published: Vancouver ; Berkeley : Greystone Books, 2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
- Description: 250 p. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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City farmer : adventures in urban food growing
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Call number: 630.917 Jo
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1. Sowing the city, reaping the benefits -- 2. Embracing a food-growing ethic -- 3. Productive possibility -- 4. Harvesting space -- 5. Rethinking convention: finding soil and sites -- 6. Lessons of care: food gardens as nurturing hubs -- 7. People power: growing together in community gardens --8. Rogues on a mission: guerrilla gardening and foraging -- 9. What the cluck?: backyard chickens -- 10. The edible city.
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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