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Social Justice through Urban Gardening, Farming and Greening


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>Date: Tue, 14 Mar 2000 14:26:28 -0600
>To: ECOMDA Listserve <ecomda@danenet.wicip.org>
>From: John Greenler <jmgreenl@facstaff.wisc.edu>
>Subject: Social Justice through Urban Gardening, Farming and Greening
>Sender: owner-users@danenet.wicip.org
>Precedence: bulk
>
>
>On Monday, March 20 Mohammed Nuru of SLUG (The San Francisco League of
>Urban Gardeners, http://www.slug-sf.org) will give a presentation on:
>
>
>"SOCIAL JUSTICE THROUGH URBAN GARDENING, FARMING AND GREENING".
>
>
>TIME: 7:00 pm
>DATE: Monday, March 20
>PLACE: 145 Birge Hall, UW-Madison Campus
>	(Birge Hall is just south of Bascom Hall, up the hill from State
>Street Mall)
>
>
>For 16 years The San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners has used gardening
>and greening to feed, organize and empower communities.  Since its
>inception in 1983, SLUG has built gardens and developed innovative
>programs.  The organization once ran on the energy of a small group of
>volunteers; today SLUG employs more than two hundred youth and adults.
>
>Mohammed Nuru was born in Bristol, England, and raised in Nigeria.  His
>ties to agriculture go back to his youth, when he raised livestock on his
>family's farm, and grew fruits and vegetables which he sold on his bicycle.
>He came to the States to study and became a professional landscape
>architect, and has served as SLUG's executive director since 1993.  Under
>his direction, SLUG has become a leader in the national urban greening and
>gardening movement.
>
>
>This presentation is sponsored by a coalition of the following organizations:
>
>Associated Students of Madison (ASM)
>Community Action Coalition, Inc.
>Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS), UW-Madison
>F.H. King Students of Sustainable Agriculture
>Growing Power
>Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition (MACSAC)
>Partner Shares Program
>Project SEED of the Center for Biology Education, UW-Madison
>Madison Community Gardeners Coalition (MCGC)
>Madison Food System Project
>Urban and Regional Planning Department, UW-Madison
>
>
>PLEASE FORWARD THIS MESSAGE to all individuals who might be interested in
>this presentation!
>
>
>Mohammed Nuru will also be presenting at the Upper Midwest Organic Farming
>Conference (La Crosse, WI, http://agile.net/UMOFC/, 715-772-6819) on
>Saturday, March 18.
>
>He will also be a guest on the WORT radio show: "A Public Affair" on
>Monday, March 20 from noon to 1:00 pm.
>
>
>For more information contact:
>
>JOHN GREENLER
>608-263-2634
>608-873-0637
>jmgreenl@facstaff.wisc.edu
>
>or
>
>JIM LYNE
>608-246-9044
>jwlyne@students.wisc.edu
>
>==============================
>John M. Greenler
>Program Coordinator
>Science House and Wisconsin Fast Plants
>University of Wisconsin-Madison
>1630 Linden Dr.
>Madison, WI  53706
>1-608-263-2634
>1-800-462-7417
>1-608-263-0744 (FAX)
>jmgreenl@facstaff.wisc.edu
>http://fastplants.cals.wisc.edu/
>==============================
>



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