General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Urban Agriculture
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Barbara Maćkiewicz
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position associate professor
Faculty Faculty of Human Geography and Planning
Semester 2024/2025 (summer)
Duration 30


Module aim (aims)

Provide students with basic knowledge of urban agriculture.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

not applicable


Urban agriculture.Urban allotment gardens.Community gardens.  Guerrilla gardening. City farming. Creating urban agriculture systems. Edible cities. Alternative food networks. Short supply chains. 

Reading list

Kristin Reynolds; Nevin Cohen (2016): Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. University of Georgia Press.Simon Bell; Runrid Fox-Kamper; Nazila Keshavarz (2016) :Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe. Routledge. Nathan McClintock (2018) Cultivating (a) sustainability capital: Urban agriculture, eco-gentrification, and the uneven valorization of social reproduction. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 108(2):579-590.?Nathan McClintock and Michael Simps?on (2018) Stacking functions: Identifying motivational frames guiding urban agriculture organizations and businesses in the United States and Canada. Agriculture and Human Values 35(1):19-39.Darly, Ségol?ne and Nathan McClintock (2017) Urban agriculture in the neoliberal city: Critical European perspectives. Introduction to a Themed Section. ACME: A Journal of Critical Geographies 16(2):224-231. (equal authorship)Darly, Ségol?ne and Nathan McClintock (2017) Agriculture urbaine et ville néolibérale : perspectives critiques venues d'Europe. Introduction ? un dossier thématique. ACME: A Journal of Critical Geographies 16(2):224-231. (equal authorship)Megan Horst, Nathan McClintock, and Lesli Hoey (2017) The intersection of planning, urban agriculture, and food justice: A review of the literature. Journal of the American Planning Association 83(3):277-295.ROSOL, Marit / SCHWEIZER, Paul (2012): Ortoloco Zurich – Urban Agriculture as an Economy of Solidarity. In: City – Analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 16 (6): 713 - 724.