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RE: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #239 - 1 msg


i'll let you know what responses i get and an inventory of the materials we
are collecting.

SA

Sally Anne Sadler

Urban Food Gardeners
Program Assistant
WSU Cooperative Extension, King County
700 5th Ave, Suite 3700
Seattle WA 98104-5037
(206)205-6386

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> From:
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> ]
> Reply To: 	community_garden@mallorn.com
> Sent: 	Sunday, February 06, 2000 10:00 AM
> To: 	community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: 	community_garden digest, Vol 1 #239 - 1 msg
> 
> 
> Send community_garden mailing list submissions to
> 	community_garden@mallorn.com
> 
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the web, visit
> 	https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden
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> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific than
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> Today's Topics:
> 
>   1. RE: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #233 - 5 msgs (Sadler, Sally-Anne)
> 
> --__--__--
> 
> Message: 1
> From: "Sadler, Sally-Anne" <Sally-Anne.Sadler@METROKC.GOV>
> To: "'community_garden@mallorn.com'" <community_garden@mallorn.com>
> Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2000 13:58:49 -0800
> charset="iso-8859-1"
> Subject: [cg] RE: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #233 - 5 msgs
> 
> Interested in publications with information about working with disabled
> gardeners.  In Spanish ideally, but English OK as well.
> Please give me a lead!!!  Our friend Sonja's sister in Argentina and runs
> a
> school for disabled youth.  They have the space to put in a garden.
> 
> Sally Anne Sadler
> 
> 
> 
> > ----------
> > From:
> >
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> > ]
> > Reply To: 	community_garden@mallorn.com
> > Sent: 	Monday, January 31, 2000 10:00 AM
> > To: 	community_garden@mallorn.com
> > Subject: 	community_garden digest, Vol 1 #233 - 5 msgs
> > 
> > 
> > Send community_garden mailing list submissions to
> > 	community_garden@mallorn.com
> > 
> > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the web, visit
> > 	https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden
> > or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
> > 	community_garden-request@mallorn.com
> > You can reach the person managing the list at
> > 	community_garden-admin@mallorn.com
> > 
> > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific than
> > "Re: Contents of community_garden digest..."
> > 
> > 
> > Today's Topics:
> > 
> >   1. request for text (Kristin Faurest)
> >   2. Re: community garden adjacent to nursing home (charles Mattix)
> >   3. Green Gold Daisy (mjperry)
> >   4. Re: Green Gold Daisy (kristina & bruce)
> >   5. Meet adventure playground and city farm activists from Europe
> (Oliver
> > Ginsberg)
> > 
> > -- __--__-- 
> > 
> > Message: 1
> > From: "Kristin Faurest" <kfaurest@hotmail.com>
> > To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> > Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 10:08:47 PST
> > Subject: [cg] request for text
> > 
> > Hello everyone!
> > I'm giving a presentation to a bunch of Hungarian NGOs in March about a 
> > surplus food-collection program for the homeless I started here a few
> > years 
> > ago and I would like to transition the presentation into an introduction
> > to 
> > community gardens as a source of food and many other valuable things.
> Can 
> > anyone suggest one good simple text or book or website that explains the
> 
> > history and philosophy of the community gardening movement, concisely
> and 
> > clearly? I'd like to have it translated into Hungarian if possible. If 
> > anyone is in the position to mail something to me my address is:
> > Kristin Faurest
> > Rozsahegy utca 8
> > Budapest, Hungary
> > 
> > or you can e-mail me ideas at kfaurest@hotmail.com
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > ______________________________________________________
> > Get Your Private, Free Email at http://www.hotmail.com
> > 
> > 
> > -- __--__-- 
> > 
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 16:16:45 -0600
> > From: charles Mattix <kasmat@midusa.net>
> > To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> > Subject: [cg] Re: community garden adjacent to nursing home
> > 
> > Any information about creating a community garden in connection with a
> > nursing home.  Any models out there to work from?  Any rules or regs
> > w/regard to nursing homes we need to be aware of?
> > 
> > kasmat@midusa.net
> > 
> > 
> > -- __--__-- 
> > 
> > Message: 3
> > Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 15:53:09 -0800
> > From: mjperry <perry@digitaldune.net>
> > Reply-To: perry@digitaldune.net
> > To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> > Subject: [cg] Green Gold Daisy
> > 
> > I recently bought two Green Gold Daisy's (Euryops viridis Green Gold)
> > and have planted them in full sun in Yuma, AZ.  When do I prune these
> > trees and how?  They both have a nice round shape and I would like to
> > keep them this way.  Also,  On the description of the plant it reads
> > that it is tolerates drought and then I have heard otherwise from the
> > nurseries.  Can you tell me a little more about this type of plant?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -- __--__-- 
> > 
> > Message: 4
> > From: "kristina & bruce" <kjwbdw@gateway.net>
> > To: <perry@digitaldune.net>, <community_garden@mallorn.com>
> > Subject: Re: [cg] Green Gold Daisy
> > Date: Sun, 30 Jan 2000 19:02:31 -0500
> > charset="iso-8859-1"
> > 
> > Hi
> > 
> > The community garden list isn't the place to look for answers to your
> > questions.  Try www.gardenweb.com and click on "Forums".  I think one of
> > the
> > forums is for perennials and you'll be hooked up with a lot of people
> who
> > can answer your questions.
> > 
> > Bruce
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mjperry <perry@digitaldune.net>
> > To: community_garden@mallorn.com <community_garden@mallorn.com>
> > Date: Sunday, January 30, 2000 6:01 PM
> > Subject: [cg] Green Gold Daisy
> > 
> > 
> > >I recently bought two Green Gold Daisy's (Euryops viridis Green Gold)
> > >and have planted them in full sun in Yuma, AZ.  When do I prune these
> > >trees and how?  They both have a nice round shape and I would like to
> > >keep them this way.  Also,  On the description of the plant it reads
> > >that it is tolerates drought and then I have heard otherwise from the
> > >nurseries.  Can you tell me a little more about this type of plant?
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >_______________________________________________
> > >community_garden maillist  -  community_garden@mallorn.com
> > >https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden
> > >
> > 
> > 
> > -- __--__-- 
> > 
> > Message: 5
> > From: "Oliver Ginsberg" <ginsberg@blinx.de>
> > To: <community_garden@mallorn.com>
> > Cc: "Karl Linn" <karllinn@lmi.net>, "anette" <chinibull@t-online.de>
> > Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 18:27:12 +0100
> > boundary="----=_NextPart_000_0008_01BF6C18.CA78EA00"
> > Subject: [cg] Meet adventure playground and city farm activists from
> > Europe
> > 
> > This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> > 
> > ------=_NextPart_000_0008_01BF6C18.CA78EA00
> > Content-Type: text/plain;
> > 	charset="iso-8859-1"
> > Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> > 
> > Community Gardens meet Adventure Playgrounds & City Farms
> > 
> > Initiative for exchange and networking between organisations and =
> > projects of the neighborhood and community movement in Europe and the =
> > U.S.
> > 
> > Oliver Ginsberg, Educational advisor of the Federation of Youth Farms =
> > and Adventure Playgrounds (BdJA)=20
> > 
> >     German representative to the European Federation of City Farms =
> > (EFCF)
> > 
> > Issued: january 31st 2000
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Introduction
> > 
> > Following the European conference of adventure playgrounds and city =
> > farms "anima 21" which took place 19th-26th september last year in =
> > Berlin contacts between European and American activists in the =
> > neighborhood and community movement increased. Karl Linn, landscape =
> > architect and pioneer in community design centers as well as the =
> > community gardening movement in the US recently invited me and my =
> > collegue Anette Bull, a social pedagogue, specializing in the work with
> =
> > animals, to help with developing a children=92s city farm adjacent to an
> =
> > adventure playground in Berkeley, California.=20
> > 
> > 
> > We also got invited by Tim Tyler, president of the ACGA to attend the =
> > annual meeting in Atlanta from 7th-10th september this year. To improve
> =
> > the ecological balance sheet of such a visit to the US, but also to =
> > promote exchange and networking relations between organisations and =
> > projects in Europe and the US we intend to spend more time in the US and
> =
> > get in contact with as many local activists as possible during our =
> > visit.=20
> > 
> > 
> > With this mail I am asking you to support this exchange visit by your =
> > willingness to spend some time talking with us, showing us your project
> =
> > and help us with accommodation. Similar to the community garden movement
> =
> > the adventure playground and city farm movement in Europe is a grass =
> > roots movement. Even though many projects have been able to acquire some
> =
> > sort of public funding, organisations in this field still depend very =
> > much on volunteering and do have little material resources. This is why
> =
> > your support is decisive to the success of our visit.=20
> > 
> > 
> > In the following I want to give you some information, which might =
> > convince you that an exchange would be valuable for both sides.
> > 
> > 
> > Parallels and differences in the development of adventure playgrounds, =
> > city farms and community gardens
> > 
> > 
> > Community gardens developed mostly during the last three decades of the
> =
> > past millenium partly as a reaction to the deteriorating of ecological =
> > living conditions within big cities but also to revitalize the old idea
> =
> > of "community commons" against increasing privatization and =
> > commercialization of public space. They often developed in densely =
> > populated, multiethical parts of the cities supporting intercultural =
> > exchange as well as directly contributing to positive living conditions
> =
> > and supportive environments for disadvantaged people.
> > 
> > 
> > In this they show clear parallels to the development of adventure =
> > playgrounds and city farms, which were founded mostly in the 70=91s and
> =
> > 80=91s. In contrast however, adventure playgrounds and city farms were =
> > primarily aiming at the development of young people (especially the age
> =
> > group of 6-14 xears, who suffer most from playscape deprivation). Many =
> > of them could be secured by incorporation in a general plan and do =
> > receive some sort of public funding.=20
> > 
> > On the other hand community gardens have not risked the development =
> > towards a stiff bureaucratic institution or an artificial pedagogical =
> > ghetto and it is very likely that a lot of the young people in the =
> > neighborhood of community gardens have profited from ecological as well
> =
> > as social improvements connected to the collective design, use and =
> > management of such community oriented open space.
> > 
> > 
> > A transatlantic exchange between organisations and projects could =
> > deliver important insights and helpful inspirations for both sides
> > 
> > 
> > Within the EFCF the German Federation of Youthfarms and Adventure =
> > Playgrounds (BdJA) has been cooperating for 10 years with organisations
> =
> > that are involved in a variety of educational, social and community =
> > services. Our partner organisation in the UK has recently united with =
> > community gardens to become the Federation of City Farms and Community =
> > Gardens (FCFCG =96 before: National Federation of City Farms). Member =
> > projects of the BdJA have also developed a variety of community oriented
> =
> > services or started as community projects themselves.=20
> > 
> > 
> > "Sustainable development" becoming a major theme in these projects =
> > provides a common frame of reference, including ecological, social and =
> > economic questions which can be addressed during the exchange process. =
> > Contributions to sustainable development was also the "Leitmotiv" of the
> =
> > EFCF conference "anima 21", which for the first time welcomed =
> > participants from Eastern Europe as well as the US.
> > 
> > 
> > Our experiences with social and educational services on adventure =
> > playgrounds and city farms, especially the use of animals in this work =
> > as well as aspects of design and legal provisions could be of interest =
> > to local community garden organisations in the US. In exchange we would
> =
> > be interested to learn about your experiences in community work, =
> > mobilization of volunteers and public support (e.g. media coverage, VIP
> =
> > involvement, donations etc.).Together we might be able to develop an =
> > exchange programme for young people in the future and other cooperative
> =
> > projects.
> > 
> > 
> > Agenda of an exchange visit
> > 
> > 
> > Children and young people, the upgrowing generations, the conditions in
> =
> > which they grow up and their chances to develop their physical, mental =
> > and social potentials are in the focus of our attention. What we can =
> > contribute to a first exchange visit is:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. A comprehensive slide collection documenting projects in Germany
> =
> > and five other European countries (Denmark, the UK, the Netherlands, =
> > France and Switzerland and some video documentaries (VHS which might =
> > have to be transferred to US TV standards)
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Results of systematic research on concepts and designs of =
> > projects in the countries mentioned. Illustrating Graphics that could be
> =
> > presented by overhead projection
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Presentation of quality standards and a catalogue of services =
> > developed for German projects in accordance to the Federal Children and
> =
> > Youth Services Act (The major legal frame for funding of such projects =
> > in Germany). This includes a card game designed to introduce individual
> =
> > services=20
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Presentation of selected design examples and services, including
> =
> > participatory processes, international workcamps and services to school
> =
> > groups with an emphasis on working with animals
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Presentation of cooperative projects among European =
> > organisations
> > 
> > What we want to find out about community gardens during our visit in the
> =
> > US:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. General contributions to sustainable development (ecological, =
> > social, cultural and economic aspects)
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Specific contributions to the development of children and young
> =
> > people in the neighborhood (possibilities for open access play, social =
> > contacts, nature experience and natural learning, participation in =
> > design and management, taking over responsibility in their immediate =
> > environment)
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Specific contributions to the inclusion of disadvantaged =
> > families or special needs groups
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Dealing with "difficult" developments (dominance of certain =
> > individuals and groups, gentrification processes etc.)
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Experiences in acquisition of suitable lots, mobilizing private
> =
> > and public resources, securing sustainable management
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Organisational structures and networking
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Methods of quality management
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. International cooperation with related organisations and =
> > projects
> > 
> > 
> > Possibilities of future cooperation that we could work out together:
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Common events/conferences
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Setting up youth exchange and workcamp projects
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a.. Exchange of information / Internet
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >     a..=20
> > 
> > 
> > Time schedule
> > 
> > 
> > At the moment we plan to stay 12th august to 10th september with a =
> > possible few days before and after. We will start our visit in Berkeley,
> =
> > California and finish in Atlanta, Georgia travelling eastwards. If you =
> > want to invite us, please keep in mind, that it will be hard for us to =
> > visit eastern states before the end of august or western states after =
> > beginning of september.
> > 
> > 
> > Thank you in advance for your cooperation and help !
> > 
> > 
> > If you have any further questions and/or suggestions please contact us =
> > any time:
> > 
> > 
> > Oliver Ginsberg=20
> > 
> > Admiralstr. 16=20
> > 
> > 10999 Berlin=20
> > 
> > phone: ++49-30-614 02 172  fax: - 02 173 =20
> > 
> > e-mail: ginsberg@blinx.de=20
> > 
> > or:
> > 
> > Anette Bull
> > 
> > Seelingstr. 51
> > 
> > 14059 Berlin
> > 
> > phone: ++49-30-321 02 414  fax: -02 415
> > 
> > e-mail: chinibull@t-online.de
> > 
> > Websites: http://www.bdja.org       http://www.akib.de=20
> > 
> > 
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> > <P align=3Dcenter>Community Gardens </B></FONT><I><FONT=20
> > face=3DArial>meet</I></FONT><B><FONT face=3DArial size=3D5> Adventure =
> > Playgrounds=20
> > </B></FONT><I><FONT face=3DArial>&amp; </I></FONT><B><FONT face=3DArial
> =
> > size=3D5>City=20
> > Farms</P></B></FONT><FONT face=3DArial><B><I>
> > <P align=3Dcenter>Initiative for exchange and networking between =
> > organisations and=20
> > projects of the neighborhood and community movement in Europe and the=20
> > U.S.</P></B></I></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D2>
> > <P>Oliver Ginsberg, Educational advisor of the Federation of Youth Farms
> =
> > and=20
> > Adventure Playgrounds (BdJA) </P>
> > <DIR>
> > <DIR>
> > <P>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; German representative to the European Federation =
> > of City=20
> > Farms (EFCF)</P></DIR></DIR>
> > <P>Issued: january 31<SUP>st</SUP> 2000</P>
> > <P>&nbsp;</P></FONT><B><FONT face=3DArial>
> > <P>Introduction</P></B></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1></FONT><FONT =
> > face=3DArial>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Following the European conference of adventure =
> > playgrounds and=20
> > city farms &quot;anima 21&quot; which took place =
> > 19<SUP>th</SUP>-26<SUP>th</SUP>=20
> > september last year in Berlin contacts between European and American =
> > activists=20
> > in the neighborhood and community movement increased. Karl Linn, =
> > landscape=20
> > architect and pioneer in community design centers as well as the =
> > community=20
> > gardening movement in the US recently invited me and my collegue Anette
> =
> > Bull, a=20
> > social pedagogue, specializing in the work with animals, to help with =
> > developing=20
> > a children&rsquo;s city farm adjacent to an adventure playground in =
> > Berkeley,=20
> > California. </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>We also got invited by Tim Tyler, president of the =
> > ACGA to=20
> > attend the annual meeting in Atlanta from 7<SUP>th</SUP>-10<SUP>th</SUP>
> =
> > 
> > september this year. To improve the ecological balance sheet of such a =
> > visit to=20
> > the US, but also to promote exchange and networking relations between=20
> > organisations and projects in Europe and the US we intend to spend more
> =
> > time in=20
> > the US and get in contact with as many local activists as possible =
> > during our=20
> > visit. </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P><U>
> > <P align=3Djustify>With this mail I am asking you to support this =
> > exchange visit=20
> > by your willingness to spend some time talking with us, showing us your
> =
> > project=20
> > and help us with accommodation.</U> Similar to the community garden =
> > movement the=20
> > adventure playground and city farm movement in Europe is a grass roots =
> > movement.=20
> > Even though many projects have been able to acquire some sort of public
> =
> > funding,=20
> > organisations in this field still depend very much on volunteering and =
> > do have=20
> > little material resources. <U>This is why your support is decisive to =
> > the=20
> > success of our visit. </U></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>In the following I want to give you some information,
> =
> > which=20
> > might convince you that an exchange would be valuable for both =
> > sides.</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P><B>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Parallels and differences in the development of =
> > adventure=20
> > playgrounds, city farms and community gardens</P></B>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Community gardens developed mostly during the last =
> > three=20
> > decades of the past millenium partly as a reaction to the deteriorating
> =
> > of=20
> > ecological living conditions within big cities but also to revitalize =
> > the old=20
> > idea of &quot;community commons&quot; against increasing privatization =
> > and=20
> > commercialization of public space. They often developed in densely =
> > populated,=20
> > multiethical parts of the cities supporting intercultural exchange as =
> > well as=20
> > directly contributing to positive living conditions and supportive =
> > environments=20
> > for disadvantaged people.</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>In this they show clear parallels to the development
> =
> > of=20
> > adventure playgrounds and city farms, which were founded mostly in
> the=20
> > 70&lsquo;s and 80&lsquo;s. In contrast however, adventure playgrounds =
> > and city=20
> > farms were primarily aiming at the development of young people =
> > (especially the=20
> > age group of 6-14 xears, who suffer most from playscape deprivation). =
> > Many of=20
> > them could be secured by incorporation in a general plan and do receive
> =
> > some=20
> > sort of public funding. </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>On the other hand community gardens have not risked =
> > the=20
> > development towards a stiff bureaucratic institution or an artificial=20
> > pedagogical ghetto and it is very likely that a lot of the young people
> =
> > in the=20
> > neighborhood of community gardens have profited from ecological as well
> =
> > as=20
> > social improvements connected to the collective design, use and =
> > management of=20
> > such community oriented open space.</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P><B>
> > <P align=3Djustify>A transatlantic exchange between organisations and =
> > projects=20
> > could deliver important insights and helpful inspirations for both=20
> > sides</P></B></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Within the EFCF the German Federation of Youthfarms =
> > and=20
> > Adventure Playgrounds (BdJA) has been cooperating for 10 years with=20
> > organisations that are involved in a variety of educational, social
> and=20
> > community services. Our partner organisation in the UK has recently =
> > united with=20
> > community gardens to become the Federation of City Farms and Community =
> > Gardens=20
> > (FCFCG &ndash; before: National Federation of City Farms). Member =
> > projects of=20
> > the BdJA have also developed a variety of community oriented services or
> =
> > started=20
> > as community projects themselves. </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>&quot;Sustainable development&quot; becoming a major
> =
> > theme in=20
> > these projects provides a common frame of reference, including =
> > ecological,=20
> > social and economic questions which can be addressed during the exchange
> =
> > 
> > process. Contributions to sustainable development was also the=20
> > &quot;Leitmotiv&quot; of the EFCF conference &quot;anima 21&quot;, which
> =
> > for the=20
> > first time welcomed participants from Eastern Europe as well as the =
> > US.</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Our experiences with social and educational services
> =
> > on=20
> > adventure playgrounds and city farms, especially the use of animals in =
> > this work=20
> > as well as aspects of design and legal provisions could be of interest =
> > to local=20
> > community garden organisations in the US. In exchange we would be =
> > interested to=20
> > learn about your experiences in community work, mobilization of =
> > volunteers and=20
> > public support (e.g. media coverage, VIP involvement, donations =
> > etc.).Together=20
> > we might be able to develop an exchange programme for young people in =
> > the future=20
> > and other cooperative projects.</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P><B>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Agenda of an exchange visit</P></B></FONT><FONT =
> > face=3DArial=20
> > size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Children and young people, the upgrowing generations,
> =
> > the=20
> > conditions in which they grow up and their chances to develop their =
> > physical,=20
> > mental and social potentials are in the focus of our attention. <U>What
> =
> > we can=20
> > contribute to a first exchange visit is:</P></U>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>A comprehensive slide collection documenting projects in Germany
> =
> > and=20
> >     five other European countries (Denmark, the UK, the Netherlands, =
> > France and=20
> >     Switzerland and some video documentaries (VHS which might have to be
> =
> > 
> >     transferred to US TV standards)</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Results of systematic research on concepts and designs of =
> > projects in=20
> >     the countries mentioned. Illustrating Graphics that could be =
> > presented by=20
> >     overhead projection</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Presentation of quality standards and a catalogue of services =
> > developed=20
> >     for German projects in accordance to the Federal Children and Youth
> =
> > Services=20
> >     Act (The major legal frame for funding of such projects in Germany).
> =
> > This=20
> >     includes a card game designed to introduce individual services </LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Presentation of selected design examples and services, including
> =
> > 
> >     participatory processes, international workcamps and services to =
> > school=20
> >     groups with an emphasis on working with animals</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Presentation of cooperative projects among European =
> > organisations</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL><U>
> > <P align=3Djustify>What we want to find out about community gardens =
> > during our=20
> > visit in the US:</P></U>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>General contributions to sustainable development (ecological, =
> > social,=20
> >     cultural and economic aspects)</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Specific contributions to the development of children and young
> =
> > people=20
> >     in the neighborhood (possibilities for open access play, social =
> > contacts,=20
> >     nature experience and natural learning, participation in design
> and=20
> >     management, taking over responsibility in their immediate =
> > environment)</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Specific contributions to the inclusion of disadvantaged =
> > families or=20
> >     special needs groups</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Dealing with &quot;difficult&quot; developments (dominance of =
> > certain=20
> >     individuals and groups, gentrification processes etc.)</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Experiences in acquisition of suitable lots, mobilizing private
> =
> > and=20
> >     public resources, securing sustainable management</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Organisational structures and networking</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Methods of quality management</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>International cooperation with related organisations and =
> > projects</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P><U>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Possibilities of future cooperation that we could =
> > work out=20
> > together:</P></U>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Common events/conferences</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Setting up youth exchange and workcamp projects</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial size=3D1>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI>Exchange of information / Internet</LI>
> >     <P></P></UL>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <UL>
> >     <P align=3Djustify>
> >     <LI></LI>
> >     <P></P></UL>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P><B>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Time schedule</P></B>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>At the moment we plan to stay 12<SUP>th</SUP> august
> =
> > to=20
> > 10<SUP>th</SUP> september with a possible few days before and after. We
> =
> > will=20
> > start our visit in Berkeley, California and finish in Atlanta,
> Georgia=20
> > travelling eastwards. If you want to invite us, please keep in mind, =
> > that it=20
> > will be hard for us to visit eastern states before the end of august or
> =
> > western=20
> > states after beginning of september.</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P><B><I>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Thank you in advance for your cooperation and help=20
> > !</P></B></I>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>If you have any further questions and/or suggestions
> =
> > please=20
> > contact us any time:</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Oliver Ginsberg </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Admiralstr. 16 </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>10999 Berlin </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>phone: ++49-30-614 02 172&nbsp; fax: - 02 173&nbsp; =
> > </P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>e-mail: </FONT><A =
> > href=3D"mailto:ginsberg@blinx.de"><FONT=20
> > face=3DArial>ginsberg@blinx.de</A> </FONT></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify><FONT face=3DArial></FONT><FONT face=3DArial>or:</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Anette Bull</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Seelingstr. 51</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>14059 Berlin</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>phone: ++49-30-321 02 414&nbsp; fax: -02 415</P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>e-mail: <A =
> > href=3D"mailto:chinibull@t-online.de"><FONT=20
> > face=3DArial>chinibull@t-online.de</FONT></A></P>
> > <P align=3Djustify>Websites: </FONT><A =
> > href=3D"http://www.bdja.org"><FONT=20
> >
> face=3DArial>http://www.bdja.org</A>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<=
> > /FONT><FONT=20
> > face=3DArial> </FONT><A href=3D"http://www.akib.de/"><FONT=20
> > face=3DArial>http://www.akib.de</FONT></A><FONT face=3DArial>=20
> > </P></FONT></DIV></BODY></HTML>
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