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Re: community gardens

  • Subject: Re: [cg] community gardens
  • From: Adam36055@aol.com
  • Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2003 10:28:05 EDT


There is a wealth of information on the ACGA website for you to read on 
myriad subjects. It's an awful lot of material, but should help you come up with 
many of the answers that you need.   <A HREF="http://www.communitygarden.org/";>
American Community Gardening Association</A> 

Please feel free to query the listserv further - that's what it's for.

Best wishes,
Adam Honigman
 <A HREF="http://www.clintoncommunitygarden.org/";>Clinton Community Garden</A>

<< Subj:     [cg] community gardens
 Date:  8/25/03 11:31:52 AM Eastern Daylight Time
 From:  fiwhite@hotkey.net.au (Fiona White)
 Sender:    community_garden-admin@mallorn.com
 To:    community_garden@mallorn.com
 Dear Sir,
 I am the co-ordinator of a project in Australia which involves the 
development of community gardens as part of an agri-tourism and community harmony 
initiative.  We have 26 - 50 acres of land which will be divided into alotments.  
The town we are in is Armidale NSW which is 5 hours north of Sydney and is home 
to the University of New England.  
 We have a high indigineous community here with large numbers of youth 
unemployment, crime, drug addiction, teenage pregnancy and so on.   The aim of the 
gardens and the facility is to bring community together from all spectrums, 
provide means of teaching basic living skills, provide programs such as early 
intervention and parenting skills and the like.
 I came across your sight and wondered if you could provide me with more 
information on the gardens, how they function, their management, courses and 
community participation programs that are run, the history of the project there, 
the success of the project, what expertise has been required in order to oversee 
its success, the involvement of the local community, the effect it has had on 
youth and early and crime intervention and what elements ensure its success.  
 I appreciate your time with this matter, I understand my questions are very 
broad, however I am writing initial plans for the development and seeking of 
funding for the project and your assistance and expertise in this matter would 
be greatly appreciated.
 Kind Regards,
 Fiona White
 Tilbuster Station
 11312 New England Highway 
 Armidale NSW 2350
 612 6771 3480
 612 0402 553 173 >>

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