RE: Eagle Heights
Your garden is our hero! Sorry that I've not ever been there, but I know it
exists (like Oz) over the rainbow. Best wishes from the Clinton Community
Garden in NYC (http://www.clintoncommunitygarden.org a mere infant at 22
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> From: David R. Shiffert [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2000 1:35 AM
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> Subject: [cg] Eagle Heights
> Eagle Heights Community Gardens (Madison, Wisconsin) needs your help
> piecing together the 38-year history of our gardens, and relating it to
> broader picture nationwide.
> Do you know that there are about 10,000 known community gardens in the
> Do you know that EHCG is reputed to be the oldest continuously-running
> community garden in the U.S.?
> Do you know that EHCG has the largest membership of any single community
> garden that we know of? (~1000 gardeners each season)
> Do you know what happened in the gardens during the Woodstock Festival
> don't, but we think it must have been far out).
> A University of Wisconsin-Madison journalism graduate student, Krishna
> Ramanujan, has begun an investigative report on the history of the Eagle
> Heights Community Gardens, which he hopes to publish locally, nationally,
> and perhaps internationally. If you have any stories, correspondence,
> photos, or other pieces of EHCG history, or if you were a part of the
> Heights gardens "way back when...", please contact Krishna Ramanujan at
> phone) 608-233-0296, email) firstname.lastname@example.org.
> With the information that we find, we intend to develop a photographic
> presentation of this history, which we can then present to all of you, our
> members and friends. We believe that by uncovering the history of this
> remarkable place which has changed and shaped so many lives, we will find
> that our community of support extends far beyond the Madison area. One of
> our goals is to become a self-sustaining organization, capable of
> meaningful outreach and education programs. To get to this point, we will
> need the support of not only our members, but also our alumni, and the
> wider community. Finally, we hope that this article will aid our efforts
> as we seek to ensure our continued existence on the land we cultivate.
> Thanks for the help.
> Krishna Ramanujan, EHCG Gardener, and Editor
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