Video: What Urban Farming Looks Like

| 6/15/2010 8:50:11 AM

Tags: environment, farming, urban farm, farmers, video, Chow,

Urban Farm

"I take the sort of state of anarchy of our neighborhood to my advantage." That's Novella Carpenter, author of the book Farm City, talking about her urban farm in Oakland. This delightful and inspiring documentary short was produced by the food website Chow.

Source: Chow

7/2/2013 4:28:00 PM

Marvelous. Good initiative and effort.

anita måndeva fd tännström
9/12/2012 10:36:11 AM

Yes, I do agree with you. The woman talks about killing her animals with the feeling that it is not ok really for her to do it. She does not seem comfortable herself with killing her animals.

brooke murray
8/5/2012 2:44:44 AM

opossums are not things they are creatures with gentle natures that deserve respect. I find it horrific that she is ok with being a predator but can't except another predator. I also don't think that killing is a natural proggression of raising an animal. I like her garden and her goats.

6/16/2010 1:49:46 PM

I learned of this article from my son in Toronto. I l ive in Oakland and when I was a home owner, I had my own little veggie garden in a space 5.5 ft by 11 ft. I had tons of food from it - 2 gardens a year. I'm a vegetarian but I can see having chickens and even goats. Looking forward to the day I have my strawbale house and my garden again. Urban farming is here to stay.