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[cg] Fwd: Entrepreneurial community garden pub

>Date: Thu, 11 Mar 1999 12:27:18 -0700
>To: community_garden@ag.arizona.edu
>From: Gail Feenstra <gwfeenstra@ucdavis.edu> (by way of Lucy Bradley 
>Subject: Entrepreneurial community garden pub
>Hi folks,  This pub is finally done!
>Entrepreneurial Community Gardens: 
>Growing Food, Skills, Jobs and Communities
>Gail Feenstra, Sharyl McGrew and David Campbell
>University of California, Davis, 1999
>ANR Pub #21587, 106 pp.
>Entrepreneurial gardens are promising vehicles for providing food security,
>job training, life skills, educational opportunities, economic development
>and improving the quality of life.  This study of 27 market gardens
>nationwide provides empirical data on these gardens, describes conditions
>under which they prosper or fail and provides comparative data to help new
>projects judge their own capacities. Five of the most innovative and
>"successful" gardens in California were selected for in-depth case studies.
>The study includes extensive appendices with an annotated list of urban
>agriculture and gardening projects, business development resources and
>funding opportunities for job creation and training in urban agriculture.
>Community gardeners, community organizers, economic development personnel,
>nonprofits, Cooperative Extension, local government and others who work with
>entrepreneurial garden groups will find these results useful.
>To order this publication (#21587), contact:
>UC's DANR Communication Services  (1-800-994-8849) or visit the website at
>http://danrcs.ucdavis.edu/  $10 plus tax, shipping and handling
>Gail Feenstra
>Food Systems Coordinator
>UC Sustainable Agriculture Research & Ed. Program
>One Shields Ave.
>University of California
>Davis, CA 95616
>(530) 752-8408

Lucy K. Bradley
Extension Agent, Urban Horticulture
Maricopa County
The University of Arizona
Cooperative Extension
4341 E Broadway Rd.
Phoenix, AZ  85040-8807

Phone:  (602) 470-8086 ext 323
Fax:  (602) 470-8092
email:  BradleyL@ag.arizona.edu

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