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Adam,
You left out City Farmer ! <http://www.cityfarmer.org/>
and
<http://www.cityfarmer.org/communitygarden7.html>
There's bound to be something helpful  for Kristin on Mike's site--that is
in addition to gettting "Tales from the Field".
Laura


> From: community_garden-admin@mallorn.com
> Reply-To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2001 12:00:12 -0600
> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #606 - 6 msgs
> 
> From: "Kristin Faurest" <kfaurest@hotmail.com>
> Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 18:17:10
> To: community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: [cg] history
> 
> Hello, again! I'm finally starting to get down to work on my thesis about
> community gardens...where on the web can I find a good history of the
> movement?
> 
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> From: "Honigman, Adam" <Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com>
> Date: Tue, 20 Feb 2001 14:43:24 -0500
> To: "'Kristin Faurest'" <kfaurest@hotmail.com>, community_garden@mallorn.com
> Subject: RE: [cg] history
> 
> Kristin:
> 
> In Hungary or not, there are serious karmic consequences to taking our words
> of wisdom without joining the American Community Gardening Association
> http://www.communitygarden.org/about/membership.html
> C'mon, it's only $25 US ( the price of chinese takeout for two in NYC with a
> couple of beers) and you don't get these nightmares about Jack Nicholson
> chasing you with a shovel.;)))
> 
> Here goes nothin'
> 
> 1) Jane Weissman's  oral histories ( "Tales from the Field") are
> indispensible NYC source material. Contact Green Thumb or Jane Weissman
> about them. 
> http://www.cityfarmer.org/jane.html
> 
> 2) You will make pilgrimages to the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society in
> Philadelphia, the Green Thumb & the Green Guerilla's archives in NYC as well
> as contact every sitting and past board member of the ACGA for both oral
> reminiscences and leads to messy file cabinets all over the US. You will
> make a formal request to do research the archives of the Trust for Public
> Land from California ( San Francisco to the New York Island.)
> 
> 3) You will find the links to European Community Gardening organizations in
> the archives of this listserve and contact all those nice community garden
> organizations, allotment garden and recreational types.
> Always a friend to the community of scholars, why don't you go into the
> American Community Garden website, The Canadian City Gardening website and
> the archives of this listserve and play click and print on all the leads you
> think will work for you?
> 
> 4) If you have access to a high speed internet connection, why don't you ask
> it  questions, phrasing it differently each time on a search engine of your
> choice ( I like Netscape.) It's amazing what the box coughs out.
> 
> 5) For style , seriousness and documentation, Prof. Jane E. Schukose's
> article, "Community Development Through Gardening: State and Local Policies
> Transforming Urban Public Space" (NYU Journal of Legislation and Public
> Policy - Vol. 3 #2 1999-2000) is an exemplar. Agreed, it reads like a law
> journal article, but hell, why not do it right? You might even have a
> publishable book to show for it at the end of the process!
> 
> Wax on comrade!
> 
> Best wishes,
> 
> Adam Honigman
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:    Kristin Faurest [SMTP:kfaurest@hotmail.com]
>> Sent:    Tuesday, February 20, 2001 1:17 PM
>> To:    community_garden@mallorn.com
>> Subject:    [cg] history
>> 
>> Hello, again! I'm finally starting to get down to work on my thesis about
>> community gardens...where on the web can I find a good history of the
>> movement?


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