Contamination and Urban Agriculture:
was written as a primer on soil contamination, as it relates to gardening
in an urban setting. It seeks to provide individual gardeners or community
groups with the necessary background information to address this issue.
There are several important aspects of soil contamination which are
addressed in this guide, including the dangers of gardening in contaminated
soil, the potential sources of contamination, ways to evaluate the
level of contamination present in the soil, and the options for addressing
the problem. Anyone interested in the current state of brownfield
remediation for community groups practicing urban agriculture should
read this guide. Topics include:
Contamination and Urban Agriculture as a PDF file(609k).