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FAO sets up discussion group on “Home Gardening’

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1944. Photo by Peter Stackpole. Click on photo for larger image.

This international home food production group will assist in sharing practical lessons, materials and methods that work

Welcome to the international home food production group. This group will find ways to support and promote home food production which might include, but not limited to, a mixture of home gardening, orchards, small livestock production, apiculture and aquaculture. This support is specifically about food production for home use, or non-market, food production and processing, and possible income generation from sales of surplus.

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January 15, 2014   Comments Off on FAO sets up discussion group on “Home Gardening’

UC Davis: Resources on Urban Agriculture Impacts

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‘With a growing interest in gardening, food preservation and livestock, urban agriculture is making its way to the forefront of planning and policy agendas.’

Reports by Sheila Golden
Agricultural Sustainability Institute at University California Davis
Nov 2013

Excerpt from website:

The University of California Sustainable Agriculture and Education Program (SAREP) has compiled an extensive annotated bibliography on social, health, and economic impacts of urban agriculture. This bibliography is meant to provide policy makers and urban agriculture practitioners with articles that discuss researched impacts. It is accompanied by a quick-reference resource and a literature review.

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January 15, 2014   Comments Off on UC Davis: Resources on Urban Agriculture Impacts