Carrot City Designing for Urban Agriculture

Relevant Publications

Relevant Websites


Many entries below link to complete books, papers or articles.

Relevant Publications

Alternatives and the Rooftop Gardens Project. Guide to Setting Up Your Own Edible Rooftop Garden. Montreal: Alternatives and the Rooftop Garden Project, 2008.

American Planning Association. Policy Guide on Community and Regional Food Planning. May 11, 2007.

Andraos, Amale and Dan Wood, eds. Above the Pavement – the Farm! Architecture & Agriculture at Public Farm 1. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2010.

Architectural Design, Nov. 2002. Special issue on “Food + Architecture”. Guest ed. Karen Frank. Vol. 72, no. 6.

Architectural Design, May 2005. Special issue on “Food + the City”. Guest ed. Karen Franck. Vol. 75, no 3.

Astyk, Sharon and Aaron Newton. A Nation of Farmers. British Columbia: New Society Publishers, 2009.

Bailey, Olive, Kate Patterson & Julia Tischer. Plotluck: Urban Agriculture in Canada. CCA, 2007.

Beatley, Timothy. Green Urbanism: Learning from European cities. Washington: Island Press, 2000.

Bhatt, Vikram and Rune Kongshaug, ed. Making the Edible Landscape 1: A Study of Urban Agriculture in Montreal. Montreal: McGill Minimum Cost Housing Group.

Borasi, Giovanna and Mirko Zardini, ed. Actions: What You Can Do with the City. CCA, 2008.

Campbell, Lindsay and Anne Wiesen, ed. Restorative Commons: Creating Health and Well-being through Urban Landscapes. USDA Forest Service, 2009.

de la Salle, Janine and Mark Holland, 2010. Agricultural Urbanism: Handbook for Building Sustainable Food and Agriculture Systems in 21st Century Cities. Green Frigate books, 2010.

Dubbeling, Marielle, Henk de Zeeuw and Rene van Veenhuizen. Cities, Poverty and Food: Multi-Stakeholder Policy and Planning in Urban Agriculture. Warwickshire, UK: Practical Action Publishing Ltd, 2010.

Gorgolewski, Mark, June Komisar and Joe Nasr. Carrot City: Creating Places for Urban Agriculture. New York: Monacelli Press, 2011.

Guerra, Michael. The Edible Container Garden. Gaia Books, 2010.

Haeg, Fritz. Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn. Metropolis Books, 2008

Hodgson, Kimberley, Marcia Campbell and Martin Bailkey. Urban Agriculture: Growing Healthy, Sustainable Places. Chicago: American Planning Association, 2011.

Holland Barrs Planning Group. Designing Urban Agriculture Opportunities for Southeast False Creek. City of Vancouver, 2007.

Holland Barrs Planning Group. Southeast False Creek Urban Agriculture Strategy. City of Vancouver, 2002.

Holmgren, David. Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability, Nimbus Publishing, 2003.    

Howard, Ebenezer. Garden Cities of To-morrow. 1898.

Journal of Planning Education & Research, Summer 2004. Special issue on “Planning for Community Food Systems”. Guest ed. Jerome Kaufman. Vol. 23 No. 4.

Knechtel, John, ed. Food. MIT Press, 2007.

Lim, C.J. and Ed Liu. Smartcities and Eco-warriors. Routledge, 2010

Koc, Mustafa. For Hunger-proof Cities: Sustainable Urban Food Systems. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 1999.

Leung, Julia. Rainwater Harvesting 101. Council on the Environment for New York City, 2008

Linn, Karl. Building Commons and Community. Oakland: New Village Press, 2007.

mees weis architects. Gardenhaus GreenThumb Guidebook. New York: GreenThumb, 2008.

Mohsen, Mostafavi. Ecological Urbanism. Baden: Lars Muller Publishers, 2010.

Mougeot, Luc J.A. Growing Better Cities: Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Development. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 2006.

Mougeot, Luc J.A. Agropolis: The Social, Political and Environmental Dimensions of Urban Agriculture. Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 2005.

Open House International, 2009. Special issue on “Designing Edible Landscapes”. Guest ed. by Vikram Bhatt and Leila Marie Farah. Vol. 34, No. 2.

Palassio, Christina. and Alana Wilcox, eds. The Edible City: Toronto's Food from Farm to Fork. Toronto: Coach House Books, 2009

Perspectives (The Journal of the Ontario Association of Architects), 2009. Special issue on “Architecture & Food”.

Redwood, Mark, ed. Agriculture in Urban Planning: Generating Livelihoods and Food Security. Earthscan, 2009.

RUAF: Urban Agriculture Magazine (various issues).

Ruppenthal, R.J. Fresh food from small spaces. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2008.

Smit, Jac, Annu Ratta and Joe Nasr. Urban Agriculture: Food, Jobs and Sustainable Cities. New York: UN Development Programme, 1996.

Steel, Carolyn. Hungry City: How Food Shapes our Lives. London: Chatto & Windus / Random House, 2008.

Stringer, Scott M., Manhattan Borough President. Food NYC: A Blueprint for a Sustainable Food System. 2010.

Trail, Gayla. Grow Great Grub: Organic Food from Small Spaces. Clarkson Potter / Random House, 2010.

Urban Farm Magazine (various issues).

Viljoen, Andre, Katrin Bohn and Joe Howe, eds. Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities. Oxford and Burlington, Mass.: Architectural Press / Elsevier, 2005

Waldheim, Charles. The Landscape Urbanism Reader. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2006.

Wright, Frank Lloyd. The Living City  [Broadacre City]. 1958.

Wright, Julia. Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity: Lessons from Cuba. Earthscan, 2008.

Wilson, Alex. "Growing Food Locally: Integrating Agriculture Into the Built
Environment". Environmental Building News. Feb., 2009.