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Table of Contents

Introduction: Bringing Dinner Home * 1 1 Sowing the City, Reaping the Benefits * 9 2 Embracing a Food-growing Ethic * 31 3 Productive Possibility * 47 4 Harvesting Space * 67 5 Rethinking Convention: Finding Soil and Sites * 91 6 Lessons of Care: Food Gardens as Nurturing Hubs * 119 7 People Power: Growing Together in Community Gardens * 131 8 Rogues on a Mission: Guerrilla Gardening and Foraging * 155 9 What the Cluck?: Backyard Chickens * 179 10 The Edible City * 203 Epilogue: Adventures in Possibility * 215 Resources A Selected List of Urban Farms and Edible Demonstration Gardens * 221 A Selected List of Urban Agriculture and Food-related Organizations * 229 A Selected List of Books * 233 Acknowledgments * 243 Index * 245

About the Author

Lorraine Johnson is the author of eight previous books, including Grow Wild!, 100 Easy-to-Grow Native Plants for Canadian Gardens, and Tending the Earth: A Gardener's Manifesto. Her writing has appeared in such publications as On Nature, Chatelaine, and the Globe and Mail, and she is a frequent speaker at conferences and garden shows in the United States and Canada.

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"Infectious and motivating... A manifesto on how city dwellers can be more engaged" --Gayla Trail, author of You Grow Girl and Grow Great Grub "Vibrant and alive... a spirited journey to meet those who are rediscovering the economic, social, and healing power of growing food in the city" --Michael Ableman, author of Fields of Plenty "passionate, optimistic...a boots-on-the-ground tour of urban farms and a call to civic action."--Pittburgh Post-Gazette

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