Download e-book for kindle: EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture by Lauren Mandel

By Lauren Mandel

ISBN-10: 0865717354

ISBN-13: 9780865717350

Soaring costs and matters approximately chemical-laden vegatables and fruits more and more force us to develop our personal fit meals with regards to domestic. In towns, in spite of the fact that, vanishing floor area and infected soils spur farmers, activists, and restaurateurs to seem to the skyline for an answer. The starvation for neighborhood meals has reached new heights, and rooftops gives you the gap that towns have to deliver clean, natural produce to tables throughout North America.

The first full-length ebook to concentration completely on rooftop agriculture, devour Up perspectives this turning out to be circulate via a practitioner's lens, explaining:

  • Structural, entry, and infrastructural considerations
  • Zoning and construction codes
  • Proven starting to be techniques
  • Business and advertising and marketing strategies

This graphically wealthy advisor offers suggestion and recommendation to aspiring growers via images of winning rooftop farms and gardens and interviews with pros. Easy-to-use checklists and a call tree are incorporated to assist gauge the viability of every exact rooftop chance. crucial studying for domestic gardeners, marketers, restaurateurs, coverage makers, teachers, and architects, Eat Up takes city agriculture to an entire new point, proving that rooftop farming is not only pie within the sky—it is the way forward for city food.

New Society is happy to unencumber the digital model of Eat Up as a full-color ebook.

Lauren Mandel holds a master's measure in panorama structure from the collage of Pennsylvania and a bachelor of arts measure in environmental technology. She is a venture supervisor and rooftop agriculture expert at Roofmeadow, the place she designs eco-friendly roofs and oversees eco-friendly roof and rooftop agriculture initiatives round the country.

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