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RE: Community Gardening Questions


as your neighbor in Atlanta, i am happy to share whatever information i
have.  since we do not have a municipal program here, and there are three or
four separate private and government programs assisting community gardens in
various ways, there is no way to come up with a definitive number of active
community gardens.  gardens come and go, you know, and most of our
inventories are chock-full-o dormant or extinct gardens.

try contacting your state community garden coordinator, Bobby Wilson, for
official statistics.  404-762-4077.  if you are starting a new garden, or a
new program, please contact me directly so we can talk about all the players
here in Atlanta, from Generation Green to AUGP.

Community Garden Coordinator
Atlanta Community Food Bank
970 Jefferson Street, NW
Atlanta, GA  30318

-----Original Message-----
From: Davis, Michael (EXACT) [mailto:Michael.Davis@tandem.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 11:44 AM
To: 'community_garden@mallorn.com'
Subject: [cg] Community Gardening Questions

Hi all,
         I am interested in getting detailed statistics on Community
Gardening in the US and the South Eastern US specifically.

*	Growth of community gardening over the past ten years in the US
*	Popularity of gardening as a leisure activity
*	Number of community gardens in the US
*	Number of community gardens in the South Eastern US
*	Number of community gardens in the Metropolitan Atlanta area

If there is any break down on the statistics such as demographics (age, sex,
income level, etc...), the size of the community gardens, or any other
information that will provide more insight would be extremely helpful. 

Thanks in advance for the assistance!

Michael Davis
Executive Action Team
+1.404.696.4606  Office
+1.404.307.8414  Cellular

Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80
and gradually approach 18 - Mark Twain

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