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1981 Urban Agriculture Program Planning Guide

A guide for planning urban agriculture programs in secondary schools using Illinois core curriculum materials

By Paul Hemp, Roger Courson, Jim Ethridge
Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign


Urban agriculture may be defined as those areas of agriculture that are practiced in metropolitan settings, plus knowledge and skills in agricultural subject areas which lead to vocational proficiency and improved quality of life or effective citizenship. Agriculture areas that are especially significant in urban settings include ornamental horticulture, companion animals, food processing, conservation and ecology, agricultural marketing and gardening.

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