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The Resource Food and the city : urban agriculture and the new food revolution, Jennifer Cockrall-King

Food and the city : urban agriculture and the new food revolution, Jennifer Cockrall-King

Label
Food and the city : urban agriculture and the new food revolution
Title
Food and the city
Title remainder
urban agriculture and the new food revolution
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Cockrall-King
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how urban agriculture can help revolutionize the environmentally unsustainable modern food industry, providing evidence of thriving urban farms within "food deserts" and describing the global movement towards alternative food production
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
S494.5.U72
LC item number
C63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
S494.5.U72
NAL item number
C63 2012
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Food and the city : urban agriculture and the new food revolution, Jennifer Cockrall-King
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The facade of the modern grocery store -- Industrial food -- Industrial eaters -- A world in food crisis -- The new food movement and the rise of urban agriculture -- Paris: the roots of modern urban agriculture -- London, capital growth -- Southern California and Los Angeles: a tale of two farms -- Vancouver: Canada's left coast -- Toronto: Cabbagetown 2.0 -- Milwaukee: growing a social revolution -- Detroit: praying for an economic revolution -- Chicago: the vertical farm -- Cuba: urban agriculture on a national scale -- Conclusion: greening and eating our cities
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
372 p.
Isbn
9781616144586
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011041554
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn726821388
Label
Food and the city : urban agriculture and the new food revolution, Jennifer Cockrall-King
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The facade of the modern grocery store -- Industrial food -- Industrial eaters -- A world in food crisis -- The new food movement and the rise of urban agriculture -- Paris: the roots of modern urban agriculture -- London, capital growth -- Southern California and Los Angeles: a tale of two farms -- Vancouver: Canada's left coast -- Toronto: Cabbagetown 2.0 -- Milwaukee: growing a social revolution -- Detroit: praying for an economic revolution -- Chicago: the vertical farm -- Cuba: urban agriculture on a national scale -- Conclusion: greening and eating our cities
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
372 p.
Isbn
9781616144586
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011041554
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocn726821388

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