A Patch of Eden: America's Inner-City Gardeners

A Patch of Eden America s Inner City Gardeners The gardeners of these patches of Eden include children and elders immigrants and low income and no income people And their gardens are overflowing with healthy food and beautiful flowers dramatic e

  • Title: A Patch of Eden: America's Inner-City Gardeners
  • Author: H. Patricia Hynes
  • ISBN: 9780930031800
  • Page: 142
  • Format: Paperback
  • The gardeners of these patches of Eden include children and elders, immigrants, and low income and no income people And their gardens are overflowing with healthy food and beautiful flowers dramatic evidence of an entirely new kind of ecological devotion, one expressed not in expeditions to the wilderness but in the transformation of blighted lots into green sanctuThe gardeners of these patches of Eden include children and elders, immigrants, and low income and no income people And their gardens are overflowing with healthy food and beautiful flowers dramatic evidence of an entirely new kind of ecological devotion, one expressed not in expeditions to the wilderness but in the transformation of blighted lots into green sanctuaries A Patch of Eden celebrates the achievements of the inner city gardeners, relating in detail the stories of community gardens in Harlem, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Chicago.

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    1. Written in 1996. It takes a look at America's inner city gardens and gardeners. Local people transforming empty lots in to urban community and market gardens. It tells about the garden projects and people in places like Harlem, North Philadelphia, Chicago and San Francisco. It has informative, and encouraging stories of determined urban community gardeners bringing gardens back to their neighborhoods. It's wonderful how much this movement has grown since this book was written.

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