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Re: Gardening and Microenterprise

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Gardening and Microenterprise
  • From: "Debby Williams" will1322@msu.edu
  • Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 09:13:28 -0400


Growing Power was well represented at the conference.  They are helping
develop the U-FIT program on Chicago's south side, which was part of the
Friday tour I selected.  I met and talked with Will and Erika Allen (father,
daughter) and found that I wanted to know more about the program.
Apparently Growing Power started as a program for troubled youth in
Milwaukee.  Microenterprise is a part of their program, as well as youth



> From: Gardenfoolery@aol.com
> Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 15:04:54 EDT
> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: [cg] Gardening and Microenterprise
> Thank you one and all for information regarding my question posed to kids
> gardening and schools.
> I'd like to take this a little further.  Does anyone have, or know of,
> programs that use teens in community gardening efforts with a
microenterprise bent?
> What I'm hunting for are the programs that have youth work the gardens and
> then they either sell their produce or they work with a partner to sell
> produce or whatever, but will introduce these kids to the world of
> specifically, how to start and run one.
> Thanks again,
> Connie Nelson
> 2605 S Davis Rd
> Spokane, WA   99216-0259
> (509) 921-1481 (h)
> gardenfoolery@aol.com

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