Michael Ableman

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Farm the City

A Toolkit for Setting up a Successful Urban Farm

Urban farming has the power to change diets, economies, and lives. Yet starting an urban farm can seem daunting with skills and knowledge that extend beyond growing to include marketing, sales, … 130 View
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Introduction

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The introduction indicates that this book is a guide for creating urban farms that produce significant amounts of food while employing people who would most benefit from full time, meaningful … 3 $0.30 Add
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Chapter 1

Planning

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The first chapter discusses the process of planning an urban farm. Topics include the importance of clear missions, the necessity of experiential and financial capital to starting successful … 13 $1.30 Add
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Growing

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This lengthy and comprehensive chapter about growing covers all practical aspects of growing food in urban, paved or contaminated environments including the infrastructure, such as greenhouses … 56 $5.60 Add
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Marketing

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This chapter discusses choices and considerations for marketing produce such as farmers’ markets, on site retail, community supported agriculture (CSA), restaurant sales, direct to retail, … 18 $1.80 Add
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People and Principles

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This chapter delves deeper into the staffing an urban farm. For Sole Food Street Farm, it is to create meaningful, healthy full-time jobs for people most in need of them, and this shapes all of … 15 $1.50 Add