Re: campus gardens
on 23/03/2000 2:40 PM, Honigman, Adam at Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com wrote:
> You should check out the University of Wisconsin Eagle Heights Garden
> website: http://www.sit.wisc.edu/~ehgarden ; the American Commmunity
> Gardening Association website: http://www.communitygarden.org/index.html ;
> the Trust for Public Land website: http://igc.apc.org/tpl and the archives
> of this webserv : http://firstname.lastname@example.org .
> I admire your energy. However, providing food for campus dining halls in any
> sort of quantity is a large task requiring many strong backs, much
> organization, and a kind of dedication that is hard to muster. There is one
> large institutional organic farm that produces all of the food it needs on
> campus, however the organizational pyramid that runs it might not be
> appreciated by your fellow students. The establishment I'm referring to is,
> of course, Louisiana's Angola prison farm.
> However, good luck with your project.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: David J. Tigner [SMTP:email@example.com]
>> Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2000 2:06 PM
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>> Subject: [cg] campus gardens
>> Hello, I am a student at the University of Vermont. A am currently
>> writing a
>> proposal for my senior project. I hope to set up raised beds and or
>> greenhouses on
>> campus in which food can be produced for use in the campus dining
>> halls. If anyone
>> has any suggestions as to how I can make this happen, your input would be
>> Also, if anybody knows of any university campuses where food production is
>> currently in operation, it would be great if you could let me know.
>> community_garden maillist - email@example.com
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On a smaller scale you might look at Alice Waters/Chez Panisse project The
Edible Schoolyard at the Martin Luther King Middle School in Berkeley CA
email@example.com. The project involves growing organic vegetables for the
school cafeteria, involving students in organic sustainable agriculture.
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