Structured by the different types of space available to the reader, the book has projects for every level. Readers can pick and choose which projects they want to try. Chapters include: 1. Out on a Ledge: Indoor and Windowbox Edibles 2. The Mile High Club: rooftops, patios, and balconies. 3. Backyard Homesteads: Living off Just a Little Land 4.
Block Party: Community Gardens and Urban Farms 5. Begged, Borrowed and Stolen: Counter Culture Gardening 6. Hunters & Gatherers: Foraging City Streets In total there are more than 50 how-to projects, set out in 100 step-by-step illustrations. Some sample DIY projects: worm composting, salad windowbox, vanilla orchid, mushroom log, rooftop beekeeping, a mini-vineyard trellis, rainwater harvesting, chicken coops, veggie loft, seed exchanges, terracing, bug-barrier plants, guerilla gardens, movable gardens, fruit tree shares, edible weeds. A comprehensive resource section also included at the end. Each chapter will have around 4 recipes for using the bounty of your produce and for inspiration, such as Rosemary and Thyme Infused Vodka, Moroccan Preserved Lemons, Mushroom Lasagna, and Port-Roasted Figs with Whipped Ricotta.
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