Search results for "gardening" 1 to 7 of 7

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Asphalt to Ecosystems
Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation
Sharon Gamson Danks
Case studies from North America, Scandinavia, Japan, and Great Britain demonstrate natural outdoor teaching environments that support hands-on learning in science, math, language, and art in ways that nurture healthy imagination and socialization.



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Building Commons and Community
Karl Linn
Building Commons and Community documents 45 years of the late Karl Linn's legacy creating neighborhood spaces for communities and by communities. In this richly-illustrated landscape-format hardcover book, Linn presents his philosophies and practical wisd



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New Village Journal: Issue 1
Community Revitalization
The premier issue of the New Village Journal — a collection of energizing inspiration and practical wisdom about community building and revitalization. Stories range from community gardening in DC to housing for the homeless in Chicago, San Francisco, and NYC to youth gang violence prevention across the country.



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Doing Time in the Garden
Life Lessons through Prison Horticulture
James Jiler
Inspiring firsthand account of how in-prison vocational training programs at Riker's Island Jail lead to meaningful post-release employment and reduce recidivism — the GreenHouse and GreenTeam run by James Jiler for the Horticultural Society of New York.



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Growing a Life
Teen Gardeners Harvest Food, Health, and Joy
Illène Pevec, Ph.D.
Candid interviews with teens from disadvantaged neighborhoods, plus supporting studies, show how gardening programs grow healthier minds, bodies, and communities.



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New Village Journal: Issue 3
Education for Community Building
This third issue of the New Village Journal contains a collection of educational programs that contribute to the enhancement of community — programs that show the transformation of competition-based learning into compassion-based learning, textbook learning into experiential learning, and rote learning into imaginative learning.



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Works of Heart
Building Village through the Arts
Citizen artists revitalize place, celebrate culture and inspire social change in this book of beautiful community-based arts projects. Nine communities from the United States and Canada show the genius, passion and practicality of their creativity.