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A community gardener’s delight! This book offers a selection of the best stories and articles about community gardening from the American Community Gardening Association's magazines, 1982 to 2004. Honoring ACGA's 25th anniversary, it features practical, time-tested information on how to make your...
Kids are captivated by growing things. They’re fascinated by the way a seed, when planted, watered, and cared for, sprouts into a baby plant that’s soon putting out its first roots and leaves. Inspired by children’s innate affinity for gardening, Tina Davis has createdSow and Grow—a year’s worth...
This FAO book provides a teaching toolkit with detailed information for starting school gardens in various parts of the world. Divided by topic sections-no page numbers, illustrated
From water quality to social inequality, from raising crops to rising temperatures, how we use natural resources affects our health and well-being. This highly-illustrated guide will help health promoters, educators, community leaders and ordinary people take charge of their communities'...
The garden can be a place of healing, a place where everyone can be accepted, where stress can be lost and peace discovered. In this book Hank Bruce introduces the field of horticultural therapy and describes the garden as a powerful place of renewal and connection. On a lighter note, the chapter...
School gardens can help to provide healthy school meals and generate income for school funds, but they are primarily a platform for learning - learning how to grow food for a healthy diet, improve the soil, protect the environment, market food for profit, enjoy garden food and, not least,...
4 - 8 years “Nelson’s pictures, a jaw-dropping union of African textiles collaged with oil paintings, brilliantly capture the villagers’ clothing and the greening landscape…This is, in a word, stunning.” —KirkusReviews(starred review) “Nelson’s (We Are the Ship) breathtaking portraits of Maathai...
This report reviews the operational experiences, problems and concerns encountered, and the lessons learned by both USAID and non-USAID assisted home and community gardening projects. 33 pages plus appendices 2 copies Report no. TA-2
Growing a Garden Cityincludes: Fifteen first-person stories of personal and civic transformation from a range of individuals, including farmers and community garden members, a low-income senior and troubled teen, a foodie, a food bank officer, and many more Seven in-depth “How It Works” sections...
This edition covers small water supply systems, renewable energy devices such as watermills and improved cookstoves, agricultural tools and implements, intensive gardening, workshop tools and equipment, crop preservation, housing, health care, forestry, aquaculture, nonformal education, small...