Elizabeth Hodges Snyder, Sally Brown, Kristen McIvor


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Sowing Seeds in the City


This books highlights the human dimension of urban agricultureA valuable resource for understanding public health, educational and economic aspects of urban agricultureProvides an evaluation of the risks associated with soil contamination in urban agriculture


Springer Netherlands

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  • Book: 978-94-017-7456-7 (eBook)
  • Book: 978-94-017-7454-3 (Book)

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  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Intense Urban Agriculture as a Tool to Educate and Build Communities: A Glance at What Farmer Frog Is Doing in the Pacific Northwest
  • BookChapter: Urban Agriculture as a Resiliency Strategy
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Spatial and Economic Sovereignty: Reclaiming Space and Building Community in Philadelphia One Vacant Lot at a Time
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Garden-Raised Bounty (GRuB): Everyone at the Table
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: A For-Profit Model of Adult Education at the Williams Street Farmhouse
  • BookChapter: Introduction: Planting Seeds
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Seattle Tilth Empowers Urban Youth
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Growing Community through Gardens in Chicago’s Southwest Side
  • BookChapter: Modeling to Predict High Pb Areas
  • BookChapter: Harvesting Health in the Garden
  • BookChapter: Common Roots: Urban Agriculture’s Potential for Cultivating Deep Democracy
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Native Perspectives of Gardening
  • BookChapter: Food Security and Urban Agriculture
  • BookChapter: Screening for Soil Lead Using a Common Soil Test Method
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Community Managed Open Space: Community Greening Resource Network, Baltimore, MD
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Potential Health Risks Posed by Eating Eggs from Free Range Chickens in New York City
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Learning Gardens in an Urban Indigenous Community: Expanding the Scope of Learning
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Seeds of Hope: An Integrated Vision of the Role of Agriculture for the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Washington State University Pierce County Extension Master Gardener Program: Volunteer Educators in Home Gardening and Environmental Stewardship
  • BookChapter: Assessing and Communicating the Risks and Benefits of Community Participation in Urban Agriculture
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Advancing Public Health through Gardens for Healthy Communities (GHC) in New York City: The Role of Anti-obesity Objectives in Urban Agriculture Policy
  • BookChapter: Nature Contact, Health, and the Built Environment
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Sustainability in Prisons Project (SPP) Horticulture Programs
  • BookChapter: Case Studies: Urban Food Security Research with a Focus on Methodology
  • BookChapter: Social Health and Social Capital
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Integrating Urban Agriculture into the Municipal Infrastructure in Tacoma, WA
  • BookChapter: Mechanisms to Reduce Risk Potential
  • BookChapter: Urban Gardening Practices and Culture
  • BookChapter: The Long Tradition of Urban Agriculture in the U.S.: And Its Future
  • BookChapter: Ethics of Urban Agriculture
  • BookChapter: A Case Study: Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands: Urban Farm Enterprise Creates Community Connections


  • Life Sciences
  • Agriculture
  • Urban Ecology
  • Sustainable Development

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