Following the success of her bestselling debut The Edible Balcony, Indira Naidoo returns with The Edible City, an inspirational collection of stories of ‘green guerrillas’ all over the country on a mission to convert wasted urban land into productive spaces to grow food.
In The Edible City Indira visits some of Australia's most innovative and memorable urban green spaces and meets the communities tending them. The book takes readers from Wayside’s very own rooftop garden, to the rooftop worm farm above Melbourne restaurant Mesa Verde and the Fitzroy Community Garden.
“Urban armies are being mobilised across the country, in parks, along footpaths, in schools – even on rooftops.” Indira Naidoo
The book is interspersed with practical information about how to build your own community garden including choosing a location, seeking permission to use it and how, when and what to plant. Indira also shares vital ‘how-to’ information on seed saving and composting, as well as a bibliography with invaluable resources and references.
Forty delicious garden-inspired recipes will leave your mouth watering including edible flower salad, prosciutto and blue cheese tart, baked Greek chicken with olives and sinful cheesecake brownies with pistachio pashmak.
Each copy is hand-signed by Indira Naidoo.