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Re: Gardening alone

Jack wrote:

>I don't know that we can present community gardening as
>the antidote to "bowling alone," but if Putnam remains hot, we should have a
>lot to say on local and national levels.  Maybe we need to produce a piece
>called Gardening Alone.  

I think you're right, but the monograph/article/whatever should be called
"Gardening Together" if it's to be an antidote to "Bowling Alone" -- after
all, we're talking about community gardening and that's usually done with
more than one person. . .

Selling "From the Roots Up" programs as "Bowling Alone Antidotes" and as
ways to raise social capital ought to get us some serious funding from

Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden

A mission of 
St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, PA  19460

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