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Regrowth - Vertical Farming, Community Gardening and Urban Renewal By Mark Horler
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The story of a journey in search of a better model of renewal for our towns. Blending vertical farming, community gardening, local food markets and urban community renewal to create towns which are... More > economically successful, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable. That's the Regrowth model!< Less
Worm Farming for Beginners: Vermiculture Starter Guide: Become a Backyard Worm Farmer Make and Sell Natural Worm Compost By Urban Hillbilly
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Are you curious what worm farming is and what it takes to get started? Can it really be fun and profitable? These are just a few questions I had before I started worm farming. You will see that... More > starting in worm farming is easy and fun! You will discover all the benefits of vermicomposting, it's many uses, and how to turn it into a fun and profitable hobby. Weather you take advantage or vermicompost for fishing bait, or a source of food for feeding your wild birds, feeding those backyard chickens or fish, or just fertilizing your organic backyard garden. This is a fun and enjoyable hobby anyone can learn. Getting started is easy so start now! Generate income and promote a healthy ecosystem and a healthy life. Get your copy today!< Less
The Urban Farmer By Jessi Lynn Bell
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THE URBAN FARMER is a collection of humorous true stories chronicling the ups-and-downs of a family farming for the first time. Surrounded by the challenges of living in a suburban neighborhood, the... More > author learns by trial-and-error everything from castrating calfs and pickling eggs to confronting hungry bears, killer bunnies, and leagues of neighborhood dogs. Based in Terrace, British Columbia.< Less
A Fresh Look: Observations on Artistic and Social Practices in Urban Farming By San Francisco Art Institute
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A Fresh Look: Observations on Artistic and Social Practices in Urban Farming
Urban Farmer's Almanac By Jeromy Clements, Christopher Bartholomew
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This Detroit guide to urban agriculture will teach you how to acquire land, grow crops and clean the soil while harvesting food!
Window Farming From A - Z By Michael Hochberg
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Window Farm from A-Z is a comprehensive guide to window farming and container gardening for the urban resident and aspiring farmer.
Window Farming From A - Z By Michael Hochberg
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Window Farm from A-Z is a comprehensive guide to window farming and container gardening for the urban resident and aspiring farmer.
Mini Farming Guide: For Beginners By Matthew Hollinder
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With rising nation-wide concerns about the presence of GMO’s and pesticides in crops, as well as concerns about food cost, more and more people across the United States are gaining an interest... More > in growing their own fruits and vegetables. As a result, mini-farming, is now becoming a growing trend in both rural and urban areas around the country. Those living in cities with decent-sized balconies and access to rooftop gardens are now growing and harvesting just as much food as a small, quarter-acre farm in a country setting. Though this kind of lifestyle is the desire of many people of all walks of life, not all of them are entirely sure of how to get started. Many questions should be asked ahead of time. Is this going to be expensive? What kind of equipment will we need? What crops could we plant? Are there specific techniques to planting these crops? And, finally, is it possible to share the results with the local community?< Less
Urban Agriculture, Food Insecurity and Sustainability: Proposing urban agricultural land use plans for New York City By Jezra Thompson
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Food insecurity and access are real issues surrounding many U.S. cities, with alarming rates in the New York City metropolitan area. Urban agriculture is one of the many applications that begin to... More > address these disparities, which locates food within urban centers and peri-urban regions to connect consumers with producers and add value to lifestyles. Through an evaluation of four different urban agriculture models, the community farm, theoretical model and the comprehensive city-wide plan, my graduate thesis analyzes the potential for implementing a hybrid model in New York City land use plans as a tool for the city to respond to food insecurity, access and agricultural and urban sustainability.< Less
Urban Agriculture, Food Insecurity and Sustainability: Proposing urban agricultural land use plans for New York City By Jezra Thompson
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Food insecurity and access are real issues surrounding many U.S. cities, with alarming rates in the New York City metropolitan area. Urban agriculture is one of the many applications that begin to... More > address these disparities, which locates food within urban centers and peri-urban regions to connect consumers with producers and add value to lifestyles. Through an evaluation of four different urban agriculture models, the community farm, theoretical model and the comprehensive city-wide plan, my graduate thesis analyzes the potential for implementing a hybrid model in New York City land use plans as a tool for the city to respond to food insecurity, access and agricultural and urban sustainability.< Less