Cultivating community principles and practices for community gardening as a community-building tool by Karen Payne

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Published by American Community Gardening Association in Philadelphia, PA (100 N. 20th St., 5th Floor, Philadelphia 19103-1495) .

Written in English

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  • Community development -- United States,
  • Community gardens -- United States

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Statementby Karen Payne and Deborah Fryman ; edited by Don Boekelheide.
ContributionsFryman, Deborah., Boekelheide, Don., Payne, Karen., American Community Gardening Association.
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Pagination56 p. :
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL14448231M

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