Author Talking Points

The Urban Farm Handbook
Author Sample Talking Points

  • Only affluent people can afford to eat local, organic produce. How can I afford to eat that way when I’m on food stamps and not working?
  • What are produce buying clubs, and how can people join one? Are they even legal
  • My family wants processed foods. How do I deal with that?
  • I live by myself in an apartment. I can’t garden or buy a whole animal. What can I do?
  • I don’t want to can all summer long – how can I still provide for my family for the winter?
  • My youngest will only eat goldfish crackers and pirate booty – won’t he starve?
  • I get so disheartened and overwhelmed by “green” messaging. Can one family really make a difference?
  • I don’t have time for livestock and a garden. What can I do?
  • How can I make this all work when I’m juggling young children and a job?
  • How can a person ditch the grocery store altogether?
  • What’s the simplest cheese to make at home?
  • How much food can you really grow in an urban yard?
  • What is biochar and can how can people use it in their gardens? Is biochar different than charcoal or wood ash?