Novella Carpenter Raises Goats, Pigs and Produce in Oakland

East Bay Express | June 17, 2009
When they moved into their Oakland apartment a few years ago, Carpenter and her partner "definitely had our eyes on the abandoned lot next door, with an eye toward farming it," Carpenter says. As they set to work, Carpenter charted the project in a blog and in a memoir, Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer.

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