Category Archives: Urban Agriculture

Taking Space to Grow Food and Community: Urban Agriculture and Guerrilla Gardening in Vancouver

Abstract: City planners and citizens often see gardens as spaces for urban beautification projects. However, urban agriculture and growing food in cities is becoming an increasingly accepted use of public green spaces. This article examines how gardeners and the City … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture makes BU Today

BU Today reporter Leslie Friday came out to my urban agriculture class and wrote a wonderful article¬†about the experience. The course was a lot of fun and I think everyone learned a great deal about everything from organic gardening to … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture: A Liberal Arts Approach

  My Urban Agriculture course at Boston University gets underway next week. The Gastronomy Program just did not seem complete without a hands-on course that deals with the growing of food. I have tried to put together a curriculum for … Continue reading

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Urban Chicks in Vancouver

I am fascinated by the presence of agricultural activity and food production in cities. On one hand, it seems that many North American urbanites are embracing this move towards getting in touch with their food supply in a very hands … Continue reading

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Anthropology 422 – Modes of Subsistence

    My Anth 422 course gets started today. I wanted to make the syllabus available to those in the class and anyone interested in the Anthropology of Food.

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