Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Robert M. Carriker.|
|LC Classifications||S441 C35 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2009044483|
These settlements were designed to combine the benefits of rural and urban living by offering part-time farming, uplifting social functions, and inexpensive homes. Four were located in the West: in Phoenix, Arizona; El Monte and San Fernando, California; and Longview, Washington. Urban agriculture, urban farming, or urban gardening is the practice of cultivating, processing, and distributing food in or around urban areas. Urban agriculture can also involve animal husbandry, aquaculture, agroforestry, urban beekeeping, and activities occur in peri-urban areas as well, and peri-urban agriculture may have different characteristics. Will Allen appears in the documentary film, Fresh. The film refers to Allen as "one of the most influential leaders of the food security and urban farming movement." Will Allen is the co-author, with Charles Wilson, of the book The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People and Communities, published by Gotham Books, a member of Penguin Education: B.A. Physical Education . Urban Farming in the West. A New Deal Experiment in Subsistence Homesteads In the case of the subsistence homesteads' impacts on the urban West, or the urban "anywhere" for that matter, a large-scale expansion of part-time gardening homesteads would only have multiplied urban sprawl and its concomitant troubles. (This book, however.
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