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Re: policy question


Tiffany-

Mary Meyer is the Minnesota State Community Gardening Coordinator.  I'm
pretty sure this title was added to her position at the University of
Minnesota as a result of the legislation you mentioned.  She may be of some
assistance.  Her telephone number is 612-624-3665

-Corrie Zoll

At 12:06 PM 9/21/01 -0600, Tiffany Bucknam wrote:
>Hello. I am a social work student interning in a community 
>gardening agency. My supervisor asked me a question about 
>policy that I'm having a hard time answering. Maybe you can 
>help.
>
>He mentioned to me that in the late 1970's/early 1980's 
>legislation was passed that funded the start of community 
>gardening organizations in each state. Then, more recently, 
>another bill was passed that provided funds for community 
>gardening as well. I'm having a booger of a time hunting down 
>the exact bills, but I think that the recent one is the Community 
>Food Securities Act of 1995.
>
>My question is twofold. First, what are these bills? Second, did 
>the funds provided in the first bill get replaced by the funds 
>provided in the second, or is that money still available?
>
>If anybody has any info on this, I would love to hear from you. 
>Thanks!!!
>
>Tiffany Bucknam
>tbucknam@du.edu
>
>
>
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Corrie Zoll
Program Director, GreenSpace Partners
2801 21st Avenue South, Suite 110
Minneapolis, MN 55407
Telephone 612-278-7119
czoll@greeninstitute.org
see our new GreenSpace Partners web site at greeninstitute.org

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