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22 October 2009 |

Community Gardens - Planting on Public Lands

Written by Jason

Community GardenThere has been a lot of coverage in the media lately about community gardens and planting vegetables and fruits on public land.  The Yardstead is in full support of these ideas and we plan to get invloved when we are able.  We will be covering the progress of this movement in detail.  I heard a radio interview yesterday with Darrin Nordahl, the author of a new book Public Produce:  The new Urban Agriculture.  {jumi}<iframe src="http://rcm.amazon.com/e/cm?t=theyard-20&o=1&p=8&l=as1&asins=1597265888&fc1=000000&IS2=1&lt1=_blank&m=amazon&lc1=0000FF&bc1=000000&bg1=FFFFFF&f=ifr" style="width:120px;height:240px;" scrolling="no" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" frameborder="0"></iframe>{/jumi}  The book is full of details about public spaces already being used for community gardens such as this community gardens program in Portland, OR.  The book also includes many ideas for using more....

public spaces such as church lawns and school grounds for planting and growing fruits and vegetables.  We have added a new article category Community Gardens which we will posting more articles to soon!

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