Introductory Reading

Cockrall-King J. 2012: Food and the city, New York: Prometheus Books.

Crouch D. and Ward C. 1988: The allotment. Its landscape and culture, Nottingham: Five Leaves Publications.

Gottlieb R. and Joshi A. 2010: Food Justice, Cambridge (MA) and London (England): MIT.

Lyson T.A. 2004: Civic Agriculture. Reconnecting Farm, Food and Community, Medford MA: Tufts University Press.

Nordahl D. 2009: Public produce. The new urban agriculture, Washington: Island Press.

Patel R. 2013: Stuffed and Starved: From Farm to Fork, The Hidden Battle for the World Food System, London: Portobello Books

Reynolds R. 2008: On Guerrilla Gardening: A Handbook for Gardening without Boundaries, London: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC.

Steel C. 2008: Hungry City. How Food Shapes Our Lives, London: Vintage.

Further Reading

Atkinson A. 2013: Readjusting to reality. City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 17, 85 – 96.

Dooling S. 2009: Ecological gentrification: a research agenda exploring justice in the city. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 33, 621 – 639.

Garnett T. 2000: Urban agriculture in London: rethinking our food economy. In Bakker et al. editors, Growing Cities, Growing Food: Urban Agriculture on the Policy Agenda, DSE, 2000, on-line at: [Last accessed: March 2013].

Girardet H. 2006: Creating sustainable cities. Schumacher Briefings. Totnes: Green Books.

Gliessman S. 2012: Agroecology: Growing the Roots of Resistance. Agroecology and sustainable food systems, 37, 19 – 31.

Holt-Giménez E. (editor) 2011: Food Movements Unite!, Oakland, CA: Food First Books

Kaufman J. 2010: The food bubble. How Wall Street starved millions and got away with it. Harper’s Magazine, July 2010. Online at: [Last accessed: March 2013].

Kaufman J. and Bailkey M. 2000: Farming inside cities: entrepreneurial urban agriculture in the US. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, online Working paper.

Lawson L. J. 2005: City bountiful: A century of community gardening in America. University of California Press.

McClintock N. 2013: Radical, reformist, and garden-variety neoliberal: coming to terms with urban agriculture’s contradictions. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, published online, 1 – 25.

Morgan K. 2009: Feeding the City: The Challenge of Urban Food Planning. International Planning

Atkinson A. 2013: Readjusting to reality. City: analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 17, 85 – 96.

Pinkerton T. and Hopkins R. 2009: Local Food. How to make it happen in your community. Totnes: Green Books.

Richardson T. and Kingsbury N. (editors), Vista. The culture and politics of gardens. London: Frances Lincoln.

Saed 2012: Urban Farming: The Right to What Sort of City? Capitalism, Nature, Socialism 23, 1 – 9.

Tornaghi C. (2014), Critical geography of urban agriculture, in Progress in Human Geography, 38 (4), pp. 551 – 567. Online at:

Urban Agriculture Committee of the Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) 2003: Urban Agriculture and Community Food Security in the United States: Farming from the City Center to the Urban Fringe. Online at: [Last accessed March 2013].

Viljoen A. (editor), 2005: Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing Urban Agriculture for Sustainable Cities, Burlington MA and Oxford: Architectural Press.

Viljoen A. and Wiskerke J.S.C. (editors), 2012: Sustainable food planning. Evolving theory and practice, Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers.

Whitehead M. 2013: Neoliberal urban environmentalism and the adaptive city, in Urban Studies 50, 1348 – 67