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The Ultimate Guide to Urban Farming Sustainable Living in

The Ultimate Guide to Urban Farming Sustainable Living in Your Home  Community  an...


Language: English | Format: epub | Size: 22.1 MB |



Description:
How to maximize your food production in an urban environment.
The idea of bringing agriculture into the city has been promoted by many on both sides of the political fence: proponents of sustainability and prevention of climate change as well as those who worry about government and social instability. To address the urgent need for a shift in the way our food is produced, The Ultimate Guide to Urban Farming offers a practical education in everything there is to know about city agriculture: how to grow a lot of food in any kind of urban living situation, from apartment to full.
Subjects covered include:
Small scale vs. large scale agriculture
The economic, social, health, and environmental impacts of urban farming
Making the most of the space available
The latest technologies and developments in agriculture, including: hydroponics, vertical gardening, and aquaponics
Case studies and design...