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References

Primers (download PDF files for viewing or printing)

Bibliography Compiled by Brooke Adams

American Community Gardening Association

Adams, Brooke, 2008, Sowing the Seeds of Success: Cultivating a Future for Community Gardens and a Diagram of Community Gardening Development, Masters Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

The American Planning Association, 2007, Policy Guide on Community and Regional Food Planning

Environmental Protection Agency. 2011. Reusing Potentially Contaminated Landscapes: Growing Gardens in Urban Soils

Curtis, Jennifer, 2010, From Farm to Fork: A Guide to Building North Carolina’s Sustainable Local Food Economy Center For Environmental Farming Systems, Raleigh, NC

Hassler, David, and Lynn Gregor, 1998, A Place to Grow: Voices and Images of Urban Gardeners, Pilgrim Press, Cleveland, OH

Hynes, H. Patricia, 1996, A Patch of Eden, America’s Inner-City Gardeners, Chelsea Green Publishing Company, White River Junction, VT

Kirby, Ellen and Elizabeth Peters, 2008, Community Gardening, Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, Inc. Brooklyn, NY

Lawson, Laura, 2005, City Bountiful: A Century of Community Gardening in America, University of California Press, Berkeley

Linn, Karl, 2009, Community Revitalization, Reclaiming the Sacred Commons, New Village Press, Oakland, CA

Community Gardens can lead to gentrification which can ultimately displace those whose lives it was intended to enrich

The Local Government Commission, Cultivating Community Gardens, The Role of Local Government in Creating Healthy, Livable Neighborhoods, Sacramento, CA

Payne, Karen and Deborah Fryman. 2001. Cultivating Community: Principles and Practices for Community Gardening As a Community-Building Tool, American Community Gardening Association