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A community of gardeners

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2011
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video CHECKED OUT
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Through the voices of young people, immigrants, senior citizens, garden volunteers and educators, this documentary explores the vital role of seven urban community gardens as sources of fresh, nutritious food, outdoor classrooms, places of healing, links to immigrants' native countries, centers of social interaction, and oases of beauty and calm in inner-city neighborhoods. Also traces the history of community gardens in the United States, from the potato patch farms of the late 19th century, to the victory gardens of World War II, to community gardening's current renaissance.
Fort Stevens community garden
7th Street garden
History of community gardening
Sharpe Health School garden
Melvin Hazen community garden
Washington Youth garden
Pomegranate Alley community garden
Common good city farm
Marion Street garden.

Additional Information
Subjects Community gardens -- Washington (D.C.)
Gardens -- Washington (D.C.)
Gardeners -- Washington (D.C.)
Community gardens -- United States -- History.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Publisher [Chevy Chase, MD] :[C. Cabib],2011
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Garden grows at 13th and C Streets.
Contributors Cabib, Cintia, producer, publisher.
Other Contributors Camera and sound, Cintia Cabib, John Z. Wetmore; editor, Cintia Cabib; music, Adam A. Johnson.
Language English
In English, Spanish, and Albanian with English subtitles.
Notes Special feature: bonus film, A garden grows at 13th and C Streets (11:20).
System Details DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); full screen presentation.
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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