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February 10th 2012:Urban Farming and the New City Food System

Authors David Hanson and Edwin Marty, and photographer Michael Hanson, took a short bus than ran on biofuels (sometimes) across America, and came back with a story of urban farming projects happening in the most incredible circumstances. Their new book, Breaking Through Concrete, chronicles the beauty and determination of people in twelve cities who participate in their food system in ways of their own choosing. From raising livestock in Detroit to rehabilitating contaminated soil in Philadelphia, readers will see city dwellers of all ages and ethnicities bringing life and health to urban cent

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Edwin Marty

Edwin Marty is founder and executive director of Jones Valley Urban Farm, a non-profit, education and working production farm located in downtown Birmingham, AL. Edwin began Jones Valley while a garden editor for Southern Living Magazine. Over Edwin’s eight-year guidance, Jones Valley has grown from a single vacant lot into a city-wide farm with 28 acres in production that provides food to Frank Stitt’s restaurants, youth nutrition gardening programs for thousands of Birmingham students, and garden plots for low-income housing residents. www.jvuf.org
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David Hanson

David Hanson is a freelance journalist living in Seattle. He was the founding travel editor for Cottage Living Magazine and is now Editor-at-Large for Coastal Living. He writes for magazines such as Southern Living, Garden and Gun, Preservation, and Sunset. At Cottage Living, David reported on many of the nation’s best examples of community and urban planning. He recently completed a 550-mile solo canoe trip down the Deep South’s Chattahoochee River. www.davidhanson3.com
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio 24/11/2017 09:00 24/11/2017 10:00 Go Green Radio https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1303/go-green-radio Authors David Hanson and Edwin Marty, and photographer Michael Hanson, took a short bus than ran on biofuels (sometimes) across America, and came back with a story of urban farming projects happening in the most incredible circumstances. Their new book, Breaking Through Concrete, chronicles the beauty and determination of people in twelve cities who participate in their food system in ways of their own choosing. From raising livestock in Detroit to rehabilitating contaminated soil in Philadelphia, readers will see city dwellers of all ages and ethnicities bringing life and health to urban centers that were once paved over. Tune in as we ask David and Edwin some of the lessons they learned on their journey and where they believe the urban farm revival is headed in the coming years. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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