Neighborhood Gardens

Neighborhood Gardens

 

As the saying goes, history does sometimes repeat itself.  When it comes to the production of food, the new trend is an old one: Growing local.  An increasing number of citizens are reaping the benefits of producing food in neighborhood and community gardens.  It’s a conscious effort by many to consume less industrially grown food that may have more packaging, pesticides and herbicides. Compared to the commercial food industry, which ships food an average of 1500 miles to market, locally grown food can help reduce emissions of climate-changing gas. In many ways, our understanding of how, and where our food is grown is a key component of achieving sustainability.  Listen in to hear more about community gardens.

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Links/Info/Resources

http://www.localharvest.org/

communitygarden.org

www.mindspring.com/~communitygardens/

http://www.mrsc.org/Subjects/Parks/comgarden.aspx

aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/Kinder/commun.html

www.openlands.org/urbangreening.asp?pgid=108

www.CommunityGreens.org

www.oasisnyc.net/gardens/resources.htm

 

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