[permaculture] Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter

Tripp Tibbetts slowfoodguy at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 17 20:03:33 EST 2009

I chomped this book down recently as a quick break from the more hard-core ecology stuff.  My wife went to a workshop/dinner that the author did here in Spokane a couple months back, where she picked up the book....before losing it to me.  They talked about methods for raising, killing, cleaning, and cooking rabbit, and had several dishes of rabbit prepared by the chef at Sante' downtown.  Cool chick.  Good story.
Check out her blog:

The best fertilizer is the gardener's shadow.
-Chinese proverb

--- On Thu, 12/17/09, Redding, Trudie A <tredding at mail.utexas.edu> wrote:

From: Redding, Trudie A <tredding at mail.utexas.edu>
Subject: [permaculture] Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer by Novella Carpenter
To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
Cc: "NeighborNet at yahoogroups.com" <NeighborNet at yahoogroups.com>
Date: Thursday, December 17, 2009, 8:43 PM

Farm City by Novella Carpenter. I am reading, it , quite humorous realistic view of trying to grow stuff, in the midst of city rules, regs and gritty neighborhood life.
I acquired it free from my friends who moved away and thought, with it's plain wrapper,  it was a back to the basics tome , educational book and avoided it till the cold spell hit, but no  it is done as a memoir, a person's story and it makes the learning process more fun for me. She is a hoot!


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