Novella Carpenter took over an empty lot next to her apartment in Oakland’s gritty Ghost Town neighborhood, and over the years turned it into a lush garden and farm complete with bees, chickens, rabbits and even pigs. Urban farms are popping up in even the most cramped corners of densely populated cities, fueled by a desire for good food and a closer relationship with what we eat. Carpenter joins us to talk about her new book, “Farm City.”

Novella Carpenter, journalist, urban farmer and author of "Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer"

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