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Community Gardens

  • By: Angela K. Frusciante, Elida Babollah, Camille Grant & Shawnece Simmons
  • In: Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice
  • Edited by: Gary L. Anderson & Kathryn G. Herr
  • Subject:Social Justice, Social Justice, Social Movements

Community gardens are tracks of land, jointly tended by local residents for either collective or mutual individual benefit. Participants share resources and engage in cooperative decision making about the use of the land. Although community gardens may be located in rural ...

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