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Author Nordahl, Darrin.
Title Public produce : the new urban agriculture / Darrin Nordahl.
Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, c2009.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  S441 .N77 2009    AVAILABLE


Call # S441 .N77 2009
Phys. Description xiv, 177 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Serendipity -- Food security -- Public space, public officials, public policy -- To glean and forage in the city -- Maintenance and aesthetics -- Food literacy -- Community health and prosperity.
Summary "Public Produce profiles municipal food growing efforts in public spaces, illustrating that there is both a need and a desire to supplement our existing food production methods outside the city with opportunities inside the city. Each of these efforts works in concert to make fresh produce more available to the public while reinforcing a sense of place and building community, nourishing the needy and providing economic assistance to entrepreneurs, promoting food literacy and good health, and allowing for "serendipitous sustenance.""--BOOK JACKET.
Local Note J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice request
Subject Urban agriculture -- United States.
Food supply -- United States.
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