“The varied purposes and benefits of community gardening make it an ideal interventional strategy for community-based practitioners because myriad goals may be addressed through this approach.” 510 more words
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The initial inspiration behind Grow Buy Eat Local KC came when my husband, Mike and I stumbled upon Kansas City’s charming Westside neighborhood. We began thinking about all the local restaurants, food stores and farmers’ markets that we didn’t even know existed. 258 more words
This week there was a long list of things that needed to be done.
Chores for the older participants included moving wood chips into the flower beds, learning how to save the seeds of bachelor’s button flowers, harvesting and cleaning out the purple bean bed and weeding. 290 more words
“Watsonville is a largely Latino community, where many farm workers live – and several students […] have gone there with the intention of teaching Latino youth how to grow food, apparently with nary a trace of irony shown.” 1,042 more words