Philips, April

Designing Urban Agriculture: A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscapes

Philips, April - Designing Urban Agriculture: A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance and Management of Edible Landscapes, ebook


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This full-color guide offers a complete overview of edible landscapes from the planning, designing, and funding to the management and maintenance of these communal spaces and ecodestinations. Featuring case studies of innovative projects, it offers complete coverage of a dozen typologies including community gardens, CSA farms, edible estates, edible roof gardens, guerilla gardens, vertical wall gardens, and farm-to-table gardens, among others.

Keywords: Landscape Design, Edible landscapes, urban agriculture, agricultural urbanism, civic agriculture, landscape architecture, landscape design, urban design, community design, school garden, master gardener, urban farm, community gardens, organic gardens, school gardens, civic victory gardens, csa farms urban homesteads, edible roof gardens, edible school gardens, farm to table, guerilla gardens, vertical wall gardens, teaching demonstration gardens, gardens as building skin, landscape management, landscape maintenance, construction, composting, drainage, water management, soil nutrients, potable water, non potable water, rainwater catchment, solar power, stormwater, water conservation, CO2, bioremediation, urban agriculture, edible landscapes, ecological urbanism, urban farms, food districts, agricultural urbanism, productive landscapes, food landscapes, regnerative landscapes, integrated systems approach, designer as change agent, edible schoolyards, community gardens, production math, urban ag process spheres, community gardens, green infrastructure, food policy, lifecycle operations, maintenance and operations, systems based analysis, vertical edible gardens, produce markets, food city, urban food core, Ecoliteracy, farm to table, maintenance mapping, peak soil, facilitating collaborative conversations, urban farm aggregation, roof top farms, multi generational learning, mentoring and longevity models, green jobs, stakeholder engagement process, design and ecology, promoting biodiversity, organic farming, systems matrix, urban ag design process spheres, tracking value benefits, eco-farming, lifecycle design, scale investment, urban resilency, living architecture, resilient communities, food security, food justice

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