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Start a community food garden : the essential handbook / LaManda Joy.

Start a community food garden : the essential handbook / LaManda Joy.
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635 JOY
Adult Non Fiction   Bankstown . . Available .  
635 JOY
Adult Non Fiction   Lakemba . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781604694840 (pbk.)
160469484X (pbk.)
Name Joy, LaManda author.
Title Start a community food garden : the essential handbook / LaManda Joy.
Edition First edition.
Published Portland, Oregon Timber Press, Inc., 2014.
Description 203 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Without community, it's just a garden: getting organized -- Get the party started: meetings with a mission -- Bringing the garden to life: planning and design -- Taking care of garden business: a structure for sustainability -- Mobilizing: developing a team of gardeners and volunteers -- The year-round community: keeping it fun -- Groundwork for success: teaching new gardeners -- Twenty-one vegetables to sow, harvest, store, and serve.
Summary LaManda Joy, the founder of Chicago's Peterson Garden Project and a board member of the American Community Gardening Association, has worked in the community gardening trenches for years and brings her knowledge to the wider world in "Start a Community Food Garden." This hardworking guide covers every step of the process: fundraising, community organizing, site sourcing, garden design and planning, finding and managing volunteers, and managing the garden through all four seasons. A section dedicated to the basics of growing was designed to be used by community garden leaders as an educational tool for teaching new members how to successfully garden.
Subjects Community gardens
Food crops
Vegetables
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