Design and Planning. When expanding or starting an urban farm or garden, it is helpful to create a site plan that considers slopes, sun exposure, water drainage and sources, and soil quality.
- Design and Planning for Urban Agriculture: The Role of Site Design in Supporting Community Spaces and Farming. Workshop with Dr. David De La Pena, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Design, UC Davis.
San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance (SFUAA)
- Starting a Garden or Urban Farm in San Francisco - Includes a helpful section on rooftop gardening.
Texas A&M Extension
University of Missouri Extension
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Attracting Beneficials and Enhancing Native Habitat. Make sure your garden or farm is attracting pollinators and natural pest enemies.