Re: multicultural community gardens
- Subject: Re: [cg] multicultural community gardens
- From: Lenny Librizzi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 11:22:27 -0400
Cornell University is doing a Garden Mosaics project. Contact Marianne Krasny at email@example.com. Also Laura
Saldivar-Tanaka a Cornell Student is completing her masters on hispanic gardens in NYC. Contact her at
firstname.lastname@example.org. I also wrote a short article for our newsletter at the Council on the Environment about multicultural
gardens. I am attaching a copy of the file.
7/13/2001 10:12:33 AM, Laura Berman <email@example.com> wrote:
>FoodShare Toronto has a 3 year program called Seeds of Our City that is
>looking at exactly this. We are in the 2nd year of the funding and are in
>the process of compiling the data and anecdotes. The person to be in touch
>with is Lauren Baker <firstname.lastname@example.org>. She is on vacation until mid
>August so you can reach her then.
>I'd also suggest that you contact ACGA board members, Marti Ross-Bjornson
>in Chicago <email@example.com>, Sally Anne Sadler "
><firstname.lastname@example.org> and Prof. Gerda Wekerle at York University
>(in Toronto) <email@example.com> . Just to warn you though: Marti is busy
>with an upcoming wedding, Sally Anne is either still away or just coming
>back from vacation and I believe that Gerda is finishing off her sabatical
>so I doubt that you will hear from any of them all that soon.
>Community Garden Programme Coordinator
>238 Queen St. West
>Toronto, Ontario M5V 1Z7
>Phone: (416) 392-1668
>Fax: (416) 392-6650
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Lisa Messersmith [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> I am looking for any information you all may have on different cultural
>> groups creating and using urban community gardens. I am doing a project
>> about how urban community gardens can provide an opportunity for people to
>> maintain cultural heritage in urban settings and increase cross-cultural
>> interaction and understanding.
>> Do you all keep any records of what cultural/ethnic groups make use of
>> gardens? Have you taken any surveys of gardeners to find out why they use
>> gardens and what they are growing? If
>> your organization does not have any written info., is there anyone that I
>> could interview in order to get this type of quantitative and/or
>> qualitative/anecdotal information? Also, are there any articles or research
>> projects you know of that would include pertinent info. for my
>> Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions.
>community_garden maillist - email@example.com
The Culture of Community Gardens.doc