Growing a Garden City by Jeremy N. Smith

Book CoverGrowing a Garden City, Jeremy N. Smith (Skyhorse Publishing, 2010)

Growing a Garden City offers compelling photographs and personal narratives of community garden members, graduate students and first graders, a low-income senior and troubled teen, a foodie, a food bank officer, and many more. They describe their setbacks and successes involved with community gardening and show how to build on and emulate their achievements anywhere across the country and around the world.

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

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