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
- 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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About the Author
Monitor, and the Chicago Tribune. He lives in Missoula, Montana.
Chad Harder is a photojournalist and the chief photographer for The Missoula Independent.
Sepp Jannotta is a journalist living in Missoula, Montana,
covering everything from sports to government to the environment.
Bill McKibben is the author of Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, among other titles; he is the founder of 350.org, which in 2010 organized what CNN called “the most widespread day of political action in the planet's history.”