Projects, artists and Groups


Edible Estates proposes the replacement of the American lawn with a highly productive domestic edible landscape
www.fritzhaeg.com/garden/initiatives/edibleestates/salina.html

3 Acres on the Lake a public art and publication project initiated by Laurie Palmer
www.artic.edu/~apalme

Gun Gardens is a network of garden and documentation of events made by Lena Ignestam and Christel Lundberg
www.gungardens.kulturservern.se

Kultivator  is an experimental cooperation of organic farming and visual art practice
www.kultivator.org

Fallen Fruit is a mapping and manifesto for all the free fruit we can find. Every day there is food somewhere going to waste
www.fallenfruit.org

Fruit is a project about the relation between food and the city by Free Soil
www.free-soil.org/fruit

Bonnie Sherk was the founder of Crossroads Community (The Farm) in San Francisco, 1974-1980
www.alivinglibrary.org/LivLib_home.html
www.communityarts.net

Learning Group deals with local conditions where they work with focus on sustainable solutions
www.learningsite.info

Marjetica Potrc, artist and architect based in Ljubljana, Slovenia
Has made a series of works on urban sustainability
www.potrc.org

Agnes Denes, made "Wheatfield - A Confrontation" one of the pionering urban farming projects
www.greenmuseum.org

Markman, Dyrehauge and Rømer has been making a public kitchen garden by the harbourfront in Copenhagen
www.planteundersogelser.dk/nyttehave.html

Free Soil is an international artistgroup dealing with art and sustainability, the website is a ressource for learning and exchange
www.free-soil.org


texts, blogs and books


Area Magazine, ed. Daniel Tucker
A great magazine issue 3 offers a Critical Look at Food Systems in Chicago
www.areachicago.com/main_pages/current.htm

Belltown Paradise / Making Their Own Plans,A. Bromberg and B. Bloom
Explore the complex social constellations around urban land use issues. Available to read online, but get it if you can.
www.inthefield.info/doublebook.html

Ecovention current art to transform ecologies, Sue Spaid
Free online publication about artistic strategies to physically transform a local ecology
www.greenmuseum.org/c/ecovention/intro_frame.html

The Fine Art of Gentrification, R. Deutsche and C. G. Ryan
www.friklasse.dk/files/Fine Art of Gentrification.pdf

From Biopower to Biopolitics, Maurizio Lazarato
Analytical essay based on Agamben and Focault
www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/csisp/papers/lazzarato_biopolitics.pdf

The Native In Us, the Earth We Belong To, M D Costa
www.commoner.org.uk/dallacosta06a.doc

Critical Spatial practice
A comprehensive blog about art, geography and space
www.criticalspatialpractice.blogspot.com

Playing to the Senses: Food as a Performance Medium
On the tradition of meals in art an on blurring the line between art and life
www.nyu.edu/classes/bkg/issues/food-pr6.htm

Two Lines of Sight and An Unexpected Connection:
The Art of Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison

www.communityarts.net/readingroom

Pockets of Disorder, Nils Norman
On adventure playgrounds, or junk playgrounds, starting from the legacy of Danish landscape architect C.T. Sørensen
www.deadrelativist.com/cityprojects/nils_norman

Between the Diaspora and the Crinoline: An Interview with Bonnie Sherk
www.communityarts.net/readingroom

Growing


The Alternative Farming Systems Information Center (AFSIC) specializes in identifying resources about sustainable food systems and practices in support of USDA's effort to ensure a sustainable future for agriculture and farmers worldwide.
www.riley.nal.usda.gov/nal_display

Wikipedia general definition and information on Urban Farming
www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urban_agriculture

The science of gardening,
Informative and very well designed website on farming and gardening
www.exploratorium.edu/gardening/index.html


Organizations


Urban Agriculture Notes by City Farmer - Canada's Office of Urban Agriculture
www.cityfarmer.org

Green Museum - for environmental art
www.greenmuseum.org

Arts & Ecology, seminars and publications by RSA
www.thersa.org/arts

Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security

www.ruaf.org