Creating sustainably productive cities

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  • Published 20100302
  • ISBN: 9781921520860
  • Extent: 264 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

THE SCHOOLBOYS LAUGHED when they were told apples grew on trees. ‘Well, where do you think they come from?’ I asked. Looking at me as though I was from another planet, one replied slowly, ‘From the supermarket, of course, Miss.’

It is a funny story, but also a tragic one. Do many of us really no longer know where our food comes from, before it fills bags in Woolies or Coles?

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