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Re: Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #1533 - 4 msgs

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #1533 - 4 msgs
  • From: Lenny Librizzi plantlot@rcn.com
  • Date: Sun, 14 Sep 2003 22:22:52 -0400

It was Adam Purple's Garden Of Eden before it was bulldozed. The National Geographic issue was September 1984, pp 384-385.
Lenny


9/12/2003 6:56:42 PM, Adam36055@aol.com wrote:

>
>
>  From:   Adam36055@aol.com
>
>  Date:   Fri, 12 Sep 2003 18:56:42 EDT
>  Subject:Re: [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #1533 - 4 msgs
>  To:     jenevastorme@yahoo.ca
>  Cc:     community_garden@mallorn.com
>
>
>
>  Jeneva,
>
>  While I don't have a copy of the first National Geographic picture of a
>  community garden, it dates back to the eighties - and if I recall correctly,
>
>  was of a NYC community garden. 
>
>  Best wishes,
>  Adam Honigman
>  Volunteer,
>  Clinton Community Garden
>
>
>
>  Subj: [cg] Re: community_garden digest, Vol 1 #1533 - 4 msgs
>  Date: 9/12/03 3:54:54 PM Eastern Daylight Time
>  From: jenevastorme@yahoo.ca
>  To: community_garden@mallorn.com
>  Sent from the Internet
>
>
>
>  >This is, I believe the second time that National
>  >Geographic has photographed
>  >a community garden, and I wanted you all to know how
>  >to access it.  Currently,
>  >I  do not believe this image  is accessible on-line.
>
>  Hi, Adam.
>
>  I'm not sure which previous photo you refer to, but
>  there is an excellent article on gardening in the Vol.
>  181, No.5, May 1992 issue of NG, pages 52-81, by
>  William S. Ellis.  There is also a great article on
>  community gardening and its benefits by Margo Pfeiff
>  in Canadian Geographic, Jan/Feb 2001, pages 64-72.  I
>  used both as references (among several) for an article
>  on the benefits of urban greening, which I wrote last
>  November as part of a funding proposal for my
>  community greening project.  It is indeed wonderful to
>  see recognition of community gardening in such
>  prestigious publications.  I'll have to get my hands
>  on a copy of the latest NG.
>
>  Shade and Sweet Water,
>  Jeneva Storme
>
>  =====
>  Greening West Broadway Coordinator
>  "Neighbourhood Solutions for Community Change"
>
>  West Broadway Development Corporation
>  640 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB  R3C 0X3
>  phone: 774-3534  fax: 779-2203
>  website: http://www.westbroadway.mb.ca





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