|The Edible Roof: a Guide to Productive Rooftop Gardening , by Mathew Pryor (Author)
The Edible Roof, the first book to address urban rooftop farming in Asia, is essentially an operation manual, presenting essential technical information (which is not available elsewhere) in a concise and engaging way. It contains a wealth of detail on all aspects of establishing and running an urban rooftop farm including (unusually) budgeting data, information and material sources and potential organizational structures.
The bilingual format of the book (English / traditional Chinese), posed substantial challenges, but is a specific attempt to draw together local and expat farming interest groups in Hong Kong that previously have not found a common language.
Comprehensive technical information generated from the research is presented by subject within the book in an accessible, reference format for ease of use.