9780143118718

The Essential Urban Farmer

  • ISBN 13:

    9780143118718

  • ISBN 10:

    0143118714

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/27/2011
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The "how-to" guide for a new generation of farmers from the author of Farm Cityand a leading urban garden educator. In this indispensable guide, Farm City author Novella Carpenter and Willow Rosenthal share their experience as successful urban farmers and provide practical blueprints-complete with rich visual material-for novice and experienced growers looking to bring the principles of ethical food to the city streets. The Essential Urban Farmerguides readers from day one to market day, advising on how to find the perfect site, design a landscape, and cultivate crops. For anyone who has ever grown herbs on windowsills, or tomatoes on fire escapes, this is an invaluable volume with the potential to change our menus, our health, and our cities forever.

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