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Read online Public Produce: The New Urban Agriculture.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Public Produce: The New Urban Agriculture i Public Produce i makes a uniquely contemporary case not for central government intervention but for local government involvement In what Darrin Nordahl calls municipal agriculture elected officials municipal planners local policymakers and public space designers are turning to the abundance of land under public control parks plazas streets city squares parking lots as well as the grounds around libraries schools government offices and even jails to grow food Public agencies at one time were at best indifferent or at worst dismissive of food production in the city Today public officials recognize that food insecurity is affecting everyone not just the inner city poor and that policies seeking to restructure the production and distribution of food to the tens of millions of people living in cities have immediate benefits to community wide health and prosperity by Darrin Nordahl

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Public Produce: The New Urban Agriculture
Title:Public Produce: The New Urban Agriculture
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ISBN:1597265888
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Number of Pages:200
Category:Food, Non fiction, Urban, Sustainability
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Public Produce: The New Urban Agriculture, My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation, Public Produce: Cultivating Our Parks, Plazas, and Streets for Healthier Cities, Eating Appalachia: Rediscovering Regional American Flavors
i Public Produce i makes a uniquely contemporary case not for central government intervention but for local government involvement In what Darrin Nordahl calls municipal agriculture elected officials municipal planners local policymakers and public space designers are turning to the abundance of land under public control parks plazas streets city squares parking lots as well as the grounds around libraries schools government offices and even jails to grow food br Public agencies at one time were at best indifferent or at worst dismissive of food production in the city Today public officials recognize that food insecurity is affecting everyone not just the inner city poor and that policies seeking to restructure the production and distribution of food to the tens of millions of people living in cities have immediate benefits to community wide health and prosperity, i Plum and pear trees shade park benches in Kamloops British Columbia Tomatoes and cucumbers burst forth from planters at City Hall in Provo Utah Strawberries and carrots flourish along the sunny sidewalks of a Los Angeles neighborhood i br The idea that public land could be used creatively to grow fresh food for local citizens was beginning to gain traction when i Public Produce i was first published in but there were few concrete examples of action Today things are different fruits and vegetables are thriving in parks plazas along our streets and around our civic buildings br This revised edition of i Public Produce i profiles the many communities and community officials that are rethinking the role of public space in cities and shows how places as diverse as parking lots and playgrounds can sustain health and happiness through fresh produce But these efforts produce more than food Revitalizing urban areas connecting residents with their neighborhoods and promoting healthier lifestyles are just a few of the community goods we harvest from growing fruits and vegetables in our public gathering spots br Taking readers from inspiration to implementation i Public Produce i is chock full of tantalizing images and hearty lessons for bringing agriculture back into our cities, Dozens of indigenous fruits vegetables nuts and game animals are waiting to be rediscovered by American epicures and Appalachia stocks the largest pantry with an abundance of delectable flavors In i Eating Appalachia i Darrin Nordahl looks at the unique foods that are native to the region including pawpaws ramps hickory nuts American persimmons and elk and offers delicious and award winning recipes for each ingredient along with sumptuous color photographs The twenty three recipes include Pawpaw Panna Cotta Pawpaw Whiskey Sour Chianti Braised Elk Stew Pan Fried Squirrel with Squirrel Gravy Ramp Linguine and Wild Ginger Poached Pears among others Nordahl also examines some of the business governmental and ecological issues that keep these wild and arguably tastier foods from reaching our tables br br i Eating Appalachia i profiles local chefs hunters and locavores who champion these native ingredients and describes food festivals like the Pawpaw Festival in Albany Ohio the Feast of the Ramson in Richwood West Virginia and Elk Night at Jenny Wiley State Park in Prestonsburg Kentucky that celebrate them, In i My Kind of Transit i Darrin Nordahl argues that like life itself transportation isn t only about the destination but the journey Public transit reduces traffic and pollution yet few of us are willing to get out of our cars and onto subways and buses But Nordahl demonstrates that when using public transit is an enjoyable experience tourists and commuters alike willingly hand in their keys br br The trick is creating a system that isn t simply a poor imitation of the automobile but offers its own pleasures and comforts While a railway or bus will never achieve the quiet solitude of a personal car it can provide much like a well designed public park an inviting communal space br br i My Kind of Transit i is an animated tour of successful transportation systems offering smart commonsense analysis of what makes transit fun Nordahl draws on examples like the iconic street cars of New Orleans and the picturesque cable cars in San Francisco illustrating that the best transit systems are uniquely tailored to their individual cities He also describes universal principles of good transit design br br Nordahl s humanistic treatment will help planners designers transportation professionals and policymakers create transit systems the public actually wants to ride And it will introduce all readers to delightful ways of getting from point A to point B