Urban agriculture
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Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
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Central Adult Nonfiction
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May 9, 2016
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Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This new edition in the Opposing Viewpoints series includes a variety of articles on urban agriculture. Articles included in this text discuss urban agriculture as a viable solution to food insecurities; the economic sustainability of urban agriculture; t; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
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Book
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242 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
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9780737754469 (hardcover), 073775446X (hardcover), 9780737754476 (pbk.), 0737754478 (pbk.)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-230) and index.
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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate whether urban agriculture helps create food security for poor Americans, whether urban agriculture is sustainable if treated as a legitimate business, and whether urban agriculture provides communities more benefits than just food.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Dziedzic, N. G., & Zott, L. M. 1. (2012). Urban agriculture. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dziedzic, Nancy G and Lynn M. 1969- Zott. 2012. Urban Agriculture. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dziedzic, Nancy G and Lynn M. 1969- Zott, Urban Agriculture. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2012.

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Dziedzic, Nancy G., and Lynn M. 1969- Zott. Urban Agriculture. Farmington Hills, MI: Greenhaven Press, 2012. Print.

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5050 |a What is the purpose of urban agriculture? Urban agriculture helps create food security for poor Africans / Aldo Lupala and Volker Kreibich ; Urban agriculture helps create food security for poor Americans / Nina Haletky and Owen Taylor ; Urban agriculture feeds and empowers people / Roger Bybee ; Urban agriculture is really about social justice / Phoebe Connelly and Chelsea Ross ; Cuba provides a model for urban agriculture / Alison Blay-Palmer ; Cuba's urban agriculture model is irrelevant for Americans / Andy Fisher -- Is urban agriculture economically sustainable? The economic success of urban agriculture depends on the farming method / Paule Moustier and George Danso ; Successful urban agriculture requires financial investment / Green for All ; Urban agriculture is sustainable if treated as a legitimate business / Isaiah Thompson ; Cleveland's for-profit urban gardens are growing / Marty Sterpka ; Urban agriculture accounts for a small but important segment of the sustainable food market / Sena Christian ; Commercial urban agriculture faces political barriers / John Gallagher ; Urban farms can compete economically with industrial agriculture / Mike Duff ; The best business model for urban agriculture has yet to be determined / Cheryl Kollin -- How does urban agriculture affect particular groups? Young African Americans are ambivalent about urban agriculture / Krishna Ramanujan ; Latino Americans reconnect with their heritage through urban agriculture / Brenda Becerra ; Urban agriculture represents a women's political movement / Silvia Federici, as told to Max Haiven ; The urban poor need supermarkets, not urban agriculture / Richard Longworth -- What is the future of urban agriculture? Urban agriculture facilitates community building / Shanon C. Kearney ; Urban agriculture poses health and safety issues / John E. Mogk, Sarah Kwiatkowski, and Mary J. Weindorf ; Urban planners should look to community farms for city design models / Domenic Vitiello and Michael Nairn ; Urban farmers collide with city rules / Lynn Horsley ; Urban agriculture provides communities more benefits than just food / Sarah Taylor Lovell ; Urban agriculture will increase national security / Kathryn A. Peters.
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