Growing a Garden City: How Farmers, First Graders, Counselors, Troubled Teens, Foodies, a Homeless Shelter Chef, Single Mothers, and More Are Jeremy N. Smith

Growing a Garden City: How Farmers, First Graders, Counselors, Troubled Teens, Foodies, a Homeless Shelter Chef, Single Mothers, and More Are

Author: Jeremy N. Smith
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Book Title
Growing a Garden City: How Farmers, First Graders, Counselors, Troubled Teens, Foodies, a Homeless Shelter Chef, Single Mothers, and More Are
Author
Jeremy N. Smith
ISBN
9781616081089
Fifteen people--plus a class of first graders--tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community...and how they can change yours, too. Growing a Garden City includes: Fifteen first-person stories of personal and civic transformation from a range of individuals, including farmers and community garden members, a low-income senior and troubled teen, a foodie, a food bank officer, and many more Seven in-depth "How It Works" sections on student farms, community gardens, community supported agriculture (CSA), community education, farm work therapy, community outreach, and more Detailed information on dozens of additional resources from relevant books and websites to government programs and national non-profit organizations Over 80 full-color photographs showing a diverse local food community at home, work, and play Read Growing a Garden City to: Learn how people like you, with busy lives like yours, can and do enjoy the many benefits of local food without having to become full-time organic farmers Gain the information you need to organize or get involved in your own "growing community" anywhere across the country and around the world Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Jeremy N. SmithPublisher: Skyhorse PublishingPublished: 10/06/2010ISBN: 9781616081089Pages: 240Weight: 2.14lbsSize: 10.08h x 8.32w x 0.83dReview Citations: Booklist 09/15/2010 pg. 12Reference and Research Bk News 06/01/2011 pg. 281
Fifteen people--plus a class of first graders--tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community...and how they can change yours, too.

Growing a Garden City includes:
  • Fifteen first-person stories of personal and civic transformation from a range of individuals, including farmers and community garden members, a low-income senior and troubled teen, a foodie, a food bank officer, and many more
  • Seven in-depth "How It Works" sections on student farms, community gardens, community supported agriculture (CSA), community education, farm work therapy, community outreach, and more
  • Detailed information on dozens of additional resources from relevant books and websites to government programs and national non-profit organizations
  • Over 80 full-color photographs showing a diverse local food community at home, work, and play
Read Growing a Garden City to:
  • Learn how people like you, with busy lives like yours, can and do enjoy the many benefits of local food without having to become full-time organic farmers
  • Gain the information you need to organize or get involved in your own "growing community" anywhere across the country and around the world


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Jeremy N. Smith
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Published: 10/06/2010
ISBN: 9781616081089
Pages: 240
Weight: 2.14lbs
Size: 10.08h x 8.32w x 0.83d

Review Citations: Booklist 09/15/2010 pg. 12
Reference and Research Bk News 06/01/2011 pg. 281
Fifteen people--plus a class of first graders--tell how local food, farms, and gardens changed their lives and their community...and how they can change yours, too.

Growing a Garden City includes:
  • Fifteen first-person stories of personal and civic transformation from a range of individuals, including farmers and community garden members, a low-income senior and troubled teen, a foodie, a food bank officer, and many more
  • Seven in-depth "How It Works" sections on student farms, community gardens, community supported agriculture (CSA), community education, farm work therapy, community outreach, and more
  • Detailed information on dozens of additional resources from relevant books and websites to government programs and national non-profit organizations
  • Over 80 full-color photographs showing a diverse local food community at home, work, and play
Read Growing a Garden City to:
  • Learn how people like you, with busy lives like yours, can and do enjoy the many benefits of local food without having to become full-time organic farmers
  • Gain the information you need to organize or get involved in your own "growing community" anywhere across the country and around the world


Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Jeremy N. Smith
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Published: 10/06/2010
ISBN: 9781616081089
Pages: 240
Weight: 2.14lbs
Size: 10.08h x 8.32w x 0.83d

Review Citations: Booklist 09/15/2010 pg. 12
Reference and Research Bk News 06/01/2011 pg. 281