Growing friends by growing and sharing garden produce

Zhang, Jinglan, Brereton, Margot, & Roe, Paul (2013) Growing friends by growing and sharing garden produce. In Urban Agriculture : A Growing Field of Research - Workshop at Interact 2013 , 3 September 2013, Cape Town, South Africa. (In Press)

Abstract

Most urban agriculture literature focus on addressing access to healthy and affordable food and environmental issues via managing the urban farming chain which consists of production, processing, marketing, distribution and consumption. This paper focuses on a less acknowledged and documented aspect of individual urban farming: growing and sharing garden produce for recreation, well-being and friend making. This paper summarizes the experience of individual backyard farming and sharing as a way to interact with nature and people and explores ways to improve this experience, especially with the assistance of Information Communication Technology.

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ID Code: 63911
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: urban agriculture, garden produce sharing, backyard farming, grow food, grow friends
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Please consult the authors
Deposited On: 03 Nov 2013 23:37
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2014 02:11

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