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The urban food revolution changing the way we feed cities / Peter Ladner.

By: Ladner, Peter [author.].
Contributor(s): OverDrive, Inc.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : New Society Publishers, c2011Description: xi, 291 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781550924886 (electronic bk.); 9780865716834 (paperback.); 1550924885 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Urban agriculture | Sustainable agriculture | Local foods | Food supply | Urban healthAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Urban Food Revolution : Changing the Way We Feed CitiesDDC classification: 630.91732 LAD
Contents:
1.What's the Matter with Food? 2.Past Forward to Local? Let's Be Real 3.Preserving Rural Agriculture Land for Food Production 4.Converting Urban and Suburban Lands for Growing Food 5.Agriculture as the New Golf: Farming as a Development Amenity 6.In Praise of Technology 7.Economic Sustainability: Making the Economics of Agricultural Urbanism Pay 8.Economic Development through Urban Agriculture: Chasing the Local Job Dream 9.Rebuilding the Lost Food-Producing Infrastructure 10.Less "Waste," More Soil 11.Starting Young: Healthier Local Food in Schools, Colleges and Universities 12.Farmers markets and CSAs: Making the Most of Direct Sales 13.Growing Community with Community Gardens 14.Getting Food to Hungry People 15.Ending Food Deserts 16.Is Local Food Safe? 17.What We Can Do: Systemic Changes, Personal Choices.
Summary: Planning cities as if food matters.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1.What's the Matter with Food?
2.Past Forward to Local? Let's Be Real
3.Preserving Rural Agriculture Land for Food Production
4.Converting Urban and Suburban Lands for Growing Food
5.Agriculture as the New Golf: Farming as a Development Amenity
6.In Praise of Technology
7.Economic Sustainability: Making the Economics of Agricultural Urbanism Pay
8.Economic Development through Urban Agriculture: Chasing the Local Job Dream
9.Rebuilding the Lost Food-Producing Infrastructure
10.Less "Waste," More Soil
11.Starting Young: Healthier Local Food in Schools, Colleges and Universities
12.Farmers markets and CSAs: Making the Most of Direct Sales
13.Growing Community with Community Gardens
14.Getting Food to Hungry People
15.Ending Food Deserts
16.Is Local Food Safe?
17.What We Can Do: Systemic Changes, Personal Choices.

Planning cities as if food matters.

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