The Essential Urban FarmerBook - 2011
"Drawing on the wisdom and joy of their experience in the field, Farm City author Novella Carpenter and leading urban farming educator Willow Rosenthal here share practical blueprints--complete with rich visual material--for novice and experienced farmers working within city limits. The Essential Urban Farmer guides potential urban farmers from day one to market day, advising on how to find the perfect site, design a landscape, cultivate crops and raise livestock. For anyone who has ever grown herbs on a windowsill, or tomatoes on a fire escape, this is an indispensable volume with the potential to change our menus, our health, and our cities forever"--Back cover.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2011
Branch Call Number: 630.91732 C296e 2011
Characteristics: xvi, 576 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm