Re: FRom community garden to farmers market?
- Subject: Re: [cg] FRom community garden to farmers market?
- From: Adam36055@aol.com
- Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 21:52:16 EST
Urban farming is an old, old story. Usually it starts to be restricted when
the first ordinances about banning ruminant farm animals begins. Once there is
a surplus, community gardeners share it or sell it. My garden sells honey one
or twice a year, other sell produce of all kinds.
Now, it is hard for a volunteer community garden to compete with a truck
farrm, but if the offerings are specialized - a particular kind of pepper,
heirloom tomato, preserves made by a communtiy gardener, then there's an interesting
niche market - But to expect a community gardener to be able to support
herslef from her garden plot? Not particulalry wise.
Clinton Community Garden
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