SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Start a Community Food Garden
By

Rating
Recommended by the American Community Gardening Association Community gardening enhances the fabric of towns and cities through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food, creating an enormously positive effect in the lives of everyone it touches. 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."
Product Details

Reviews

"Dreaming of a community garden? Start your journey with this readable and useful guide."--P. Allen Smith, award-winning gardening expert, author, and host of P. Allen Smith's Garden Home (11/10/2014) "Joy's timely handbook is about organizing people as well as planting produce, and the sustainable satisfaction of raising one's own food." --Publishers Weekly Best Lifestyle Book of 2014 "This delightful 'handbook' by Joy, a master gardener, offers equal parts sociology skills, organizational principles, business management tips, and illustrated guides for (among other things) planting seeds with the tip of a finger. . . . An excellent tool that cultivates human communities as much as it grows vegetables in group gardens." --Publishers Weekly starred review "Joy's turnkey guide to project establishment and management is a masterpiece of organization, and the principles she communicates could be applied to any grassroots movement, not only community gardening. A former corporate executive and acclaimed master gardener who established Chicago's groundbreaking Peterson Garden Project, Joy successfully combines her business communication and managerial skills with her love for garden production to create an essential and accessible resource for community leaders." --Booklist "A valuable reference for building a strong foundation, for anyone new to organizing or community gardening." --Library Journal "When you have a question, you ask an expert. That's why people contemplating starting community gardens would come to LaManda Joy. . . . A wonderful resource on the subject." --Chicago Tribune "As we all become more aware of what we eat and the origin of our food, vegetable gardening is booming. Leading the way is LaManda Joy." --Make It Better Joy s timely handbook is about organizing people as well as planting produce, and the sustainable satisfaction of raising one s own food. Publishers WeeklyBest Lifestyle Book of 2014 This delightful handbook by Joy, a master gardener, offers equal parts sociology skills, organizational principles, business management tips, and illustrated guides for (among other things) planting seeds with the tip of a finger. . . . An excellent tool that cultivates human communities as much as it grows vegetables in group gardens. Publishers Weeklystarred review Joy s turnkey guide to project establishment and management is a masterpiece of organization, and the principles she communicates could be applied to any grassroots movement, not only community gardening. A former corporate executive and acclaimed master gardener who established Chicago s groundbreaking Peterson Garden Project, Joy successfully combines her business communication and managerial skills with her love for garden production to create an essential and accessible resource for community leaders. Booklist A valuable reference for building a strong foundation, for anyone new to organizing or community gardening. Library Journal When you have a question, you ask an expert. That s why people contemplating starting community gardens would come to LaManda Joy. . . . A wonderful resource on the subject. Chicago Tribune As we all become more aware of what we eat and the origin of our food, vegetable gardening is booming. Leading the way isLaManda Joy. Make It Better"

Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Start a Community Food Garden: The Essential Handbook on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top