Community Gardens

February 12, 2011, 5am PST
The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust's mission is to bring parks and gardens to underserved communities in Los Angeles, where problems of obesity are bad enough that the city recently banned new fast food operations.
The Planning Report
November 30, 2010, 11am PST
Developers are building more and more residential communities around organic farms, banking on increased resident demand for locally grown food, outdoor recreation space, and small-town charm.
The Los Angeles Times
June 20, 2010, 1pm PDT
A new community garden on the Intel corporate campus in Hillsboro, Oregon is just one of many such plots that have been added to corporate sites across the country.
The Oregonian
April 12, 2010, 5am PDT
Vancouver set a goal of creating 2,010 food gardens around the city by the time of the 2010 Olympics, and managed to reach that number (and a little more).
The Vancouver Courier
March 21, 2010, 7am PDT
Activists have turned the site of a former inner-city freeway in San Francisco into a community garden.
March 2, 2010, 7am PST
Activists in Seattle have created a community garden on empty land to help provide food for the city's needy.
The Seattle Times
June 28, 2009, 9am PDT
This post from <em>The New York Times'</em> blog examines how city government's are increasingly relying on automated services to keep order and boost revenue, and how citizens are reacting.
The New York Times
June 17, 2009, 5am PDT
Mini-farms across the city boost neighborhood appearances, help low-income residents in tough economic times
Philadelphia Daily News
June 16, 2009, 10am PDT
Residents in an Oxnard neighborhood install a community garden which will provide them with fruits and vegetables.
Ventura County Star
Blog post
June 5, 2009, 7am PDT

I’m watching local Rochester-area advocates respond to presentations by three panelists on the subject of “Community Food Supply and Environmental Justice” at the Association for Community Design annual conference. We’re here hosted by the Rochester Regional Community Design Center.

Jess Zimbabwe
April 14, 2009, 5am PDT
Wait times for a plot of land in one of Santa Monica's community gardens have grown so long that officials are instituting a new program to connect gardeners with homeowners willing to share their backyards.
Los Angeles Times
August 28, 2008, 9am PDT
Urban gardening is spreading to Mexico City, resurrecting an ancient history of growing produce in the city.
The Christian Science Monitor
May 7, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>This commentary from the <em>Austin American Statesman</em> argues that the city's aim to become the country's most livable city is undercut by its low number of community gardens.</p>
Austin American Statesman