RE: social impacts of collective gardens
Great Luck with your research. Please check out our website:
clintoncommunitygarden.org and our links. If you need to interview us for
your research, please let us know..
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Emilie Cameron [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 25, 1999 10:53 AM
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> Subject: [cg] social impacts of collective gardens
> I am a third-year Environmental Studies student at McGill University
> (Montreal, Canada), and I am looking into the impacts of socially-driven
> collective gardens on the volunteers involved. This research is part of a
> full cost-benefit analysis of the gardens (including costs of inputs,
> of harvest, etc.).
> The focus of my project is …coinitiatives, an organization that manages
> several collective gardens in Montreal for the purpose of contributing to
> social and ecological improvement in their community. A portion of the
> harvest is donated to the local Food bank, and the rest is shared among
> low-income volunteers that work in the garden.
> I am looking for advice on how to structure research of this kind (e.g.
> interviews, surveys, etc.) and how to most effectively present my
> Are there other community gardens that have attempted to study the social
> benefits of the their work, and if so, how?
> Thank you for any comments or advice,
> Emilie Cameron
> (514) 392-9704
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