Re: Community garden research inquriy
I have several articles to send that might be interesting to you, but won't
be able to touch them until after the Flower Show, which runs through March
15. Meanwhile, I'm going to forward your inquiry to the community gardening
listserve, where a host of CG experts are waiting to answer your every
Please send your request to the ACGA office (email@example.com) after
March 15 and we'll see what we can find.
>>Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 21:24:45 -0500
>>From: Rebekah Lee Doyle <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>Subject: Community garden research inquriy
>>I am presently a graduate student at Cornell University interested in
>>pursuing research in urban community gardens. More specifically, I am
>>interested in exploring the culture of cultivation in urban community
>>gardens. How do people grow their plants and are there linkages between a
>>gardener's culture and growing practices?
>>I was intrigued by your article posted to CityFarmer on Pigeon Peas and
>>Banana Trees and it is one of the few documents that I have come across
>>that offers examples of ethnic and culturally related garden practices in
>>urban community gardens.
>> I would also be interested in learning a bit more about your organization
>>and the work that you do. Are there projects or data that you have in this
>>area? Are there research needs that your organization has that could
>>possibly be helped through a thesis?
>>Thank you for your consideration of this inquiry. I would be highly
>>appreciative of any insights or suggestions that you might have for
>>research in this area.
>>116 Oak Ave.
>>Ithaca, NY 14850
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