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  1. Karen Payne et al Cultivating Community explores some basic principles and values that underlie successful community empowerment programs of any kind, and illustrates how these principles have been applied to community gardens across the country. This paper is intended as a resource for individuals, organizations...
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  3. LaManda Joy How to create a community garden and keep it thriving. Where do you begin? What do you have to know? Leading community garden expert LaManda Joy provides everything you need to grow a successful community garden from a seedling of an idea to an overflowing community harvest.
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  4. Jeanette Abi-Nader, Kendall Dunnigan, Kristen Markley “There has been a tremendous growth of community gardening, but often the focus is only on building the physical infrastructure of the gardens – raised beds, water systems, fencing. However, based on more than 40 years of experience, ACGA recognizes that there needs to be as much, if not more,...
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  5. by Erika Tamar (Author),‎ Barbara Lambase (Illustrator) 4 - 7 years A littered lot in New York’s Alphabet City is transformed into a lush garden by people of the neighborhood. Young Marisol finds a small patch of her own, where she plants a large, flat seed. As it grows up and up, it surprises everyone and becomes the most special plant in the Garden...
  6. A step-by-step guide to organizing, building and maintaining a community garden to grow nutritious, great tasting food, provide opportunities for economic development and create a safe, comfortable place for neighbors to work and play.
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  8. by Rick Swann (Author),‎ Christy Hale (Illustrator) 8 - 12 years New city. New school. Michael is feeling all alone—until he discovers the school garden! There’s so many ways to learn, and so much work to do. Taste a leaf? Mmm, nice and tangy hot. Dig for bugs? “Roly-poly!” he yells. But the garden is much more than activities outdoors: making...
  9. Mary Cockram, et al The Garden in the City project is designed for 4-H clubs, schools and communites who have had little experience with gardening. The project begins in early February with indoor gardening activities and ends in June with an outdoor garden plot ready to harvest early vegetables and then plant a...
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  10. by Kate Messner (Author),‎ Christopher Silas Neal (Illustrator) 5 - 8 years A companion to the newOver and Under the Pondand the belovedOver and Under the Snow, this sweet exploration of the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year "could not be more lovely," according to theWashington Post. Up in the garden, the world is full of...