Food and Botanic Gardens


Food and Botanic Gardens

Rediscovering the Ranch

James P. Folsom
The Huntington director reveals how and why an urban public botanic garden is interleaving the culture of the productive Ranch with its ...

Rediscovering the Ranch
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Botanic Gardens as Community Gardens

Nancy R. Laney and Juliet Neihaus
By focusing on food, Tuscon Botanical Gardens is connecting people through plants.The Arizona desert garden is exploring ways to share valuable cultural and agricultural traditions to bridge generational and ethnic differences....

Botanic Gardens as Community Gardens
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Magic City Food Connections

Frederick R. Spicer, Jr
Inner city garden plots were included in a Birmingham Botanical Gardens fund-raising
tour to educate and reconnect people with food production, demonstrate how wholesom...

Magic City Food Connections
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Crops of the World Garden: A World of Educational Opportunities

Christine Manoux and Katherine D. Barrett The University of California Botanical
Garden's interactive Crop Garden program engages schools, educators, researchers, and visitors from around the world to explore the vital relationship between crop plants and human his...

Crops of the World Garden: A World of Educational Opportunities
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Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s International Mango Festival

Richard Campbell and Mike Maunder
Hosting a public festival around the mango has allowed the botanical garden to reach out to and attract attention and visitors locally and globally, to produce food, to showcase its many unique world class botanic collections and r...

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s International Mango Festival
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Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and Blue Hill at Stone Barns: Bringing Food from the Farm to the Table

Erica Helms and Irene Hamburger
Farm, kitchen, classroom, lab, exhibit, campus: The Center has a mission to celebrate, teach, and advance community-based food production and enjoyment.Helping people make multiple farm-to-table connections is what the nonprofit Rock...

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and Blue Hill at Stone Barns: Bringing Food from the Farm to the Table
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Asphalt to Asparagus: Edible Aesthetics

Tres Fromme and Tracy McClendon
As part of a total site redesign, the Atlanta Botanical Garden and MESA Design Group are creating a new type of educational public garden: the beauty and bounty of edible plant agriculture as the center of attraction for body and spi...

Asphalt to Asparagus: Edible Aesthetics
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Celebrating the Global Garden Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

Peter Olin
Anniversaries are marked as the MLA and its Horticultural Research Center play a vital role through public gardens, a top library, educational, and publishing program; and by developing improved fruit trees and other hardy plants.

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Growing Greener Answers to Your Questions About Sustainability

Janet Marinelli

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