Winer of two book awards!
Welcome to the Agrihood, Housing, Shopping, and Gardening for a Farm-to-Table Lifestyle, has something for everyone--new homebuyers, city-dwellers, and retirees. Live in an agrihood, an eco-friendly, healthy-lifestyle community centered around a professionally managed farm. This book takes you through a virtual tour of agrihoods—known for beautiful, sustainably built homes with endless amenities such as charter K-12 schools, clubhouses, fitness centers, boating, golf, horseback riding, swimming, walking, hiking, and biking trails.
The latest trends in multifamily housing include organic rooftop farms, community gardens, and individual raised-bed garden spaces for tenants. Grow your own organic food with helpful tips, planting guides, and valuable resources. Learn about organic certification, food safety, bees, biodiversity, composting, and how far food travels.
Shop from the "farmer you know," and learn the story behind your food. This book describes options for buying fresh, sustainably sourced food from on-farm markets, food hubs, and community-supported agriculture (CSA) season-long farm share programs.
Book includes a national directory of agrihoods and lists more than 2,200 resources to buy fresh, locally grown food. Listings include farm's website address (direct links on ebooks).