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Title:Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Jennifer Cockrall-King
Publisher:Prometheus Books
ISBN:1616144580
ISBN 13:
Number of Pages:372
Category:Food, Non fiction, Environment, Gardening, Agriculture

Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution by Jennifer Cockrall-King

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution A global movement to take back our food is growing The future of farming is in our hands and in our cities b .

This book examines alternative food systems in cities around the globe that are shortening their food chains growing food within their city limits and taking their food security into their own hands The author an award winning food journalist sought out leaders in the urban agriculture movement and visited cities successfully dealing with food deserts What she found was not just a niche concern of activists but a global movement that cuts across the private and public spheres economic classes and cultures .

She describes a global movement happening from London and Paris to Vancouver and New York to establish alternatives to the monolithic globally integrated supermarket model A cadre of forward looking innovative people has created growing spaces in cities on rooftops backyards vacant lots along roadways and even in vertical farms Whether it s a community public orchard supplying the needs of local residents or an urban farm that has reclaimed a derelict inner city lot to grow and sell premium market veggies to restaurant chefs the urban food revolution is clearly underway and working .

This book is an exciting fascinating chronicle of a game changing movement a rebellion against the industrial food behemoth and a reclaiming of communities to grow distribute and eat locally

Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution

b A global movement to take back our food is growing The future of farming is in our hands and in our cities b br br This book examines alternative food systems in cities around the globe that are shortening their food chains growing food within their city limits and taking their food security into their own hands The author an award winning food journalist sought out leaders in the urban agriculture movement and visited cities successfully dealing with food deserts What she found was not just a niche concern of activists but a global movement that cuts across the private and public spheres economic classes and cultures br br She describes a global movement happening from London and Paris to Vancouver and New York to establish alternatives to the monolithic globally integrated supermarket model A cadre of forward looking innovative people has created growing spaces in cities on rooftops backyards vacant lots along roadways and even in vertical farms Whether it s a community public orchard supplying the needs of local residents or an urban farm that has reclaimed a derelict inner city lot to grow and sell premium market veggies to restaurant chefs the urban food revolution is clearly underway and working br br This book is an exciting fascinating chronicle of a game changing movement a rebellion against the industrial food behemoth and a reclaiming of communities to grow distribute and eat locally


Food Artisans of the Okanagan: Your Guide to the Best Locally Crafted Fare

The food lover s guide to finding the best of the best in the vibrant Okanagan br br Discover the edible delights of the Okanagan with profiles on more than farm to table chefs bakers beekeepers orchardists farmers market gardeners butchers and charcutiers fisherpeople coffee roasters distillers craft brewers chocolatiers millers foragers cheesemakers fishmongers and producers of fine craft foods and drink The valley is absolutely bursting with delicious creations and this self guided tour is the best way to find them br br Complete with full colour maps of the area s sub regions for the North Okanagan Central Okanagan South Okanagan and the Similkameen and complete contact information so you can visit farmgate shops or local markets this is a must have book for both locals and tourists


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