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Report: Community Grown Food in Wales – 2012

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Youngsters at Catwg Primary School in Neath, Wales

Community Supported Agriculture [CSA], community gardens, allotment gardening and activities relating to communal food growing in schools

Excerpts from the Report

In 2010 the Welsh Government commissioned the Wales Rural Observatory to undertake a review to identify what could be done to promote and encourage ‘Community Growing’ in Wales. This research report provides an in-depth examination of current activities relating to the production and distribution of ‘community grown food’ in Wales, focusing specifically on four areas of activity, namely Community Supported Agriculture [CSA], community gardens, allotment gardening and activities relating to communal food growing in schools. As well as highlighting existing best practice, the research sought to identify existing barriers to the adoption of community grown food activities, drawing on detailed analyses of interview and survey data.

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Los Angeles Community Garden Celebration

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Alina Bokde, Eric Garcetti, Glen Dake and Erika Glazer.

Erika Glazer saved the Raymond Avenue Community Garden from a public auction

March 15, 2013

“Today we celebrated a new garden champion, Erika Glazer, who saved the Raymond Avenue Community Garden from a public auction. The garden was renamed in her honor (seen on far R). The new sign was crafted by the garden’s founder, Julie Burleigh. With Alina Bokde, LANLT; perpetual garden pal Eric Garcetti; and Glen Dake, LACGC.”

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Greenville Tech students build community garden at YWCA in South Carolina

Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina

March 14, 2013. Faculty, staff, and students were part of Greenville Tech Gives Back at five gardens across the community. We got a lot done and had fun preparing soil for planting. Dr. Miller joined the group at the YWCA garden. Hope you can be part of the effort next time!

Greenville Technical College on Facebook

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