Published by Gestalten, Urban Farmers: The Now (and How) of Growing Food in the City, presents interesting and innovative ways for growing food in an urban setting. The large photographs and interesting facts provide you with aesthetic pleasure as well as new ideas for setting up your own urban garden. The book has been co-authored with Valery Rizzo, an American photographer specializing in urban life, food culture and agriculture.
We are what we eat, but do you know what you’re eating? As our world becomes increasingly defined by urban structures, exploring inner-city agriculture has become an important tool in enriching quality of life for many. From underground mushroom farms to rooftop beekeeping, Urban Farmers explores the fascinating and diverse world of planting, growing, and harvesting.
Equipped with the right know-how and the proper tools for growth, we are well on our way to ensuring the spaces we inhabit evolve in a healthy direction and a passion for nature is nourished. A must-have manual for city-dwellers who dream of a greener life, Urban Farmers offers an opportunity to learn best practices from experts and encourages you to get your hands dirty, be it in your balcony or beyond.