For a definition of sustainable food systems, see:
University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Program: What is a Sustainable Community Food System?
For an introduction to this topic, see: "Sustainable Agriculture: Definition and Terms." Gold, Mary. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. Special Reference Briefs; 99-02, September 1999.
Recommended Herbs and Vegetables to Grow in Philadelphia
PHS's City Harvest Program -- a Sustainable Community Food Project
City Harvest is a unique partnership between PHS; the Philadelphia Prison System; SHARE, a food distribution network; and the Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania.
The community-based City Harvest network raises naturally grown vegetables and distributes them to Philadelphians who lack access or the means to purchase fresh produce. Read more.
City Harvest RSS Feed
City Harvest Success Story
McLean Library Staff
McLean Library of PHS
100 N. 20th Street, 1st floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Hours: 9:30 - 5 Monday - Friday