Ableman, Michael

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ABLEMAN, Michael

ABLEMAN, Michael. American, b. 1954. Genres: Agriculture/Forestry, Environmental sciences/Ecology. Career: Fairview Gardens, farm manager, founder and executive director of Center for Urban Agriculture, 1981-. Photographer, with solo exhibitions throughout the US. Lecturer at educational institutions in the US and abroad; public speaker. Creator of food gardens at Santa Barbara AIDS Hospice, Midland School, and Jordan Downs (housing project), Los Angeles, CA. Publications: From the Good Earth, 1993; On Good Land: The Autobiography of an Urban Farm, 1998. Contributor of articles and photographs to periodicals. Address: 598 N Fairview Ave, Goleta, CA 93117, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]