Food From the Neighborhood

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Description: This research report introduces young readers to the theory of urban agriculture, delving into what it is, how it has been implemented in the past and present, and possibilities for its future growth - including the combination of agriculture and architecture.
Author/Producer: Janet Bratkovich - Dovetail Partners, Inc.
Topic Areas Covered: Agriculture, urban agriculture, food, Victory Gardens, rooftop gardens, facade farms, vertical farms
Resource Type: Research report
For Grade Levels: Middle school and junior high
Publication Date: 2011
Length: 12 pages
Cost: Free (PDF download)
Is It Available For Loan? No
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Informational
Recommended Enhancements: An Introduction to Urban Agriculture: Past, Present, & Future
Geographic Location: U.S. (applicable world-wide)
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Author/Producer Contact: Dovetail Partners, Inc.
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Minneapolis, MN 55403
Phone: (612) 333-0430

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  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
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