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Explorer Cafe Spring 2015: March 11

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Plots or Lots: Can Urban Gardens Be As Beneficial to the Community As New Businesses?

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Books and Reports



Gorham, M. R., Waliczek, T. M., Snelgrove, A., Zajicek, J. M., & . (2009). The impact of community gardens on numbers of property crimes in urban houston. HortTechnology, 19(2), 291-296.

McCabe,Art. (2014). Community gardens to fight urban youth crime and stabilize neighborhoods. International Journal of Child Health and Human Development, 7(3), 223.

Chitov, D. (2006). Cultivating social capital on urban plots: Community gardens in new york city. Humanity & Society, 30(4), 437-462. doi:10.1177/016059760603000406

Ghose, R., & Pettygrove, M. (2014). Urban community gardens as spaces of citizenship. Antipode, 46(4), 1092-1112. doi:10.1111/anti.12077

Hanna, A. K., & Oh, P. (2000). Rethinking urban poverty: A look at community gardens. Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 20(3), 207-216. doi:10.1177/027046760002000308

Krywko, K. (2008). Urban gardening renaissance: Urban school gardens reach out to their communities and complement "green school" philosophy. Green Teacher, (84), 36.

Laura Lavid. (2012). Urban gardens: Part of a whole system approach. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 3(2), 17.

Schmelzkopf, K. (1995). Urban community gardens as contested space. Geographical Review, 85(3), 364-381.

Shinew, K. J., Glover, T. D., & Parry, D. C. (2004). Leisure spaces as potential sites for interracial interaction: Community gardens in urban areas. Journal of Leisure Research, 36(3), 336.

Sokolovsky, J. (2011). Civic ecology and the anthropology of place: Urban community gardens and the creation of inclusionary landscapes. Anthropology News, 52(3), 6. doi:10.1111/j.1556-3502.2011.52306.x