The Essential Urban Farmer

This 500 page manual on urban farming by Novella Carpenter and Willow Rosenthal provides tips on how to create a thriving urban farm. Topics in the book include “Raising City Vegetables and Fruits” and “Raising City Animals.” The book illustrates that it makes economic sense to garden if you have more time than money and how low-income individuals can eat organic healthy food that is cost effective.

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