Lyle Estill has been on the vanguard of social change for the past decade, which has placed him at the heart of the sustainability movement. Lyle is a prolific speaker and writer, and the author of Industrial Evolution, Small is Possible, Biodiesel Power and now the editor of Small Stories, Big Changes. Unflinchingly honest and compulsively readable Small Stories, Big Changes provides an intimate look at the personal experience of being a pioneer in the sustainability movement, laying bare the emotional, spiritual and financial impact of a life lived in the service of change. Activist, farmer, publisher, philosopher or entrepreneur; each writer has a unique personal tale to tell.
– 264 pages
6 Inches × 9 Inches (w × h)
Weight: 316 Grams
BISAC: GARDENING / Urban
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Pub. Date: 2011-04-01
Ideas and Designs for the New Food Revolution
by David Tracey
You don't have to journey to a rural paradise to find the farm of the future. It's your neighbor's suburban lawn, the roof of your uptown condominium, or the co-op market garden in the vacant lot down the street. Urban Agriculture is a detailed look at how food is taking root in our cities. It offers inspirational advice and working examples to help you dig inand become more self-sufficient with your own food choices.
Taking the local food movement to its next logical step, this fully-illustrated, design-rich guide presents a cornucopia of proven ideas for:
- Windowsill and balcony growing
- Edible landscaping
- Farming the commons
- Community gardening, from allotments to orchards
- Taking urban agriculture to the next level with creative spaces, bigger lots and higher yields.
Urban Agriculture is about shaping a new food system that values people and the planet above profits. First-time farmers and green thumbs alike will be inspired by working examples and expert interviews to get growing.Proving that the city of the future will be green and tasty, this book is packed with edible solutions for anyone keen to join the new foodrevolution.
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