Urban Farm - Premiere 2009 Volume 1 - Number 1
8 The Sustainable Life
What it means to live "sustainably" and how to do it. by Lynda King
16 Back to Basics
Learn to Grow Biointensive-a holistic approach to growing in any area, city to farm. by John Jeavons
28 Class Is In Session
If you're new to urban farming,
enroll in a class-from composting
to chicken keeping-in your city.
by Deborah Brandt Buehler
32 Chicks (& Goats)
in the City
Raise some of your own food by
keeping chickens and goats in your suburban backyard.
by Cherie Langlois
40 Beekeeping in the 'Burbs
From backyards to rooftops, bees can thrive and provide you with homegrown honey. by Susan M. Brackney
52 Where Urban Meets Farm
Meet three groups of nontraditional farmers, growing vegetables and
raising animals on rooftops, along sidewalks and in a suburban backyard.
by Erik Knutzen
58 Lawn Be Gone
If a lawn requires too much input
from you, learn how to replace it with native perennials or vegetables.
by Susan M. Brackney
64 Rules of Containment
Follow this gardening expert's advice for growing fruits and vegetables in patio containers. by P. Allen Smith
72 Eat Local: Hire a Personal Vegetable Gardener
When you want to eat homegrown foods but don't have time to garden, hire someone to do it for you.
by Rose Strong
76 Urban Renewal
Straight recycling is so last decade. Learn some fresh ideas for the "reduce, reuse, recycle" mantra.
by Jessica Walliser
84 Hoarding the Harvest
Preserving doesn't have to be
daunting. We offer simple ways to
put up your homegrown harvest.
by Cheryl Morrison
96 Growing Communities
From San Francisco to Atlanta,
community pride has sprouted
wherever there is a communal
by Cherie Langlois
102 Mini Gardens Under Glass
Build a simple and beautiful terrarium in seven easy steps.
by P. Allen Smith
24 Green Thumb
48 Backyard Coop
92 Urban Feast
4 UF Newsfeed
106 Urban Storefront
108 UF Connects
111 Classified Advertising
112 Why I'm an Urban Farmer
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