“An inspiring how-to-guide for any urban grower who is serious about success.” – LEAH PENNIMAN, co-director, Soul Fire Farm, author, Farming While Black
“Whenever Michael Ableman sees a barrier, he runs over and kicks it in. Lucky for us, this strikingly focused anarchist writes about it too, sharing the deeply moving story of reclaiming land and building real community in the most unlikely of places, from the ground up.” – DAN BARBER, chef/co-owner, Blue Hill and Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, author, The Third Plate
“A testament to all farmers: that our hard work has value and the food we grow and see for any reason is invaluable.”m- KAREN WASHINGTON – farmer-activist, Rise and Root Farm
“One of the handful of inspiring visionaries on the planet who are redefining our future food system.” – PATRICK HOLDEN, founding director, Sustainable Food Trust
Farm the City is an introduction to the principles, methods, and realities of starting an urban farm derived from the success of Sole Food Street Farms, one of the largest urban agricultural enterprises in North America. Covers navigating regulations and finding land, to crop planning, fundraising, marketing, and more.