Growing a Garden City

How Farmers, First Graders, Counselors, Troubled Teens, Foodies, a Homeless Shelter Chef, Single Mothers, and More are Transforming Themselves and Their Neighborhoods Through the Intersection of Local Agriculture and Community
Product Number: EB00749391
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781628736014
Publisher: Skyhorse
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Description

Fifteen people-plus a class of first graders-tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community...and how they can change yours, too. Growing a Garden City includes: - Fifteen first-person stories of personal and civic transformation from a range of individuals, including farmers and community garden members, a low-income senior and troubled teen, a foodie, a food bank officer, and many more - Seven in-depth "How It Works" sections on student farms, community gardens, community supported agriculture (CSA), community education, farm work therapy, community outreach, and more - Detailed information on dozens of additional resources from relevant books and websites to government programs and national non-profit organizations - Over 80 full-color photographs showing a diverse local food community at home, work, and play Read Growing a Garden City to: - Learn how people like you, with busy lives like yours, can and do enjoy the many benefits of local food without having to become full-time organic farmers - Gain the information you need to organize or get involved in your own "growing community" anywhere across the country and around the world

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Genre: Home Garden
Original Publish Date: Oct 06, 2010

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