RE: Starting Community Garden
1) Please read the archives at:
https://secure.mallorn.com/mailman/listinfo/community_garden . There is a
wealth of information on the hills and valleys of community gardening in
the US and beyond. Well worth the read.
2) Here is the link for the community garden that I work in in NYC
3) Please remember that community gardening is COMMUNITY gardening. Without
genuine local support and active local participation by the broadest group
in your area, community gardening can be a truly daunting project. Community
gardening is 50% gardening and 100% political. Earn support from your
neighbors, local religious leaders, the municipality, your electeds.
4) Outside of Key Lime pie, Papa Hemingway, Tenessee Williams, conch
chowder, hurricaines and a brief visit years ago, I know nothing about Key
West at all, and less about community gardening on your island. Hopefully
someone on this listserve knows.
Good luck, tell us how this turns out.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Candy Todd [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 04, 2000 8:39 PM
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> Subject: [cg] Starting Community Garden
> My name is Candy Todd and I have an interest in starting a community
> here on this tropical island of Key West, Florida. I am really in need of
> any knowledge you may have regarding starting a community garden. I
> reading the information provided on the page "Starting a Community
> I noticed that you have available some free informative Fact Sheets and
> Articles. As soon as I can, I will be joining your association.
> I you should find time to send and information via:
> My e-mail
> address is : firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Thank you for your time. I look forward to hearing from you.
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