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City of Forests, City of FarmsSustainability Planning for New York City's Nature$
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Lindsay K. Campbell

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781501707506

Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.001.0001

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City as Ecosystem

City as Ecosystem

Changing Form, Function, and Governance of Urban Socio-Nature

(p.208) 8. City as Ecosystem
City of Forests, City of Farms

Lindsay K. Campbell

Cornell University Press

This 5,000 word chapter brings together the political, discursive, and material threads to consider the “city of forests” and “city of farms” as two different assemblages. It explores these pieces of urban nature in the context of an early-21st century global city that has engaged in municipal long-term sustainability planning, investment in green infrastructure, and creation of food policy visions. It closes with conclusions and further probing questions about how, why, and for whom we create urban forests and farms. In examining what sort of nature we want to produce, the chapter explores possibilities for new governance arrangements, management practices, design strategies, and uses for urban land.

Keywords:   urban forestry, urban agriculture, urban ecosystems, socio-nature, sustainability, urban nature

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