Community Gardening as Social Action (Transforming by Claire Nettle

By Claire Nettle

There has been a resurgence of group gardening during the last decade with a variety of actors trying to become involved, from health and wellbeing organisations aiming to extend fruit and vegetable intake to radical social activities looking for symbols of non-capitalist methods of pertaining to and occupying area. group gardens became a focus for neighborhood activism within which everyone is operating to give a contribution to foodstuff safety, query the erosion of public house, preserve and increase city environments, strengthen applied sciences of sustainable foodstuff creation, foster group engagement and create neighbourhood solidarity.

Drawing on in-depth case stories and social flow concept, Claire Nettle presents a brand new empirical and theoretical realizing of group gardening as a domain of collective social motion. this gives not just a extra nuanced and entire figuring out of neighborhood gardening, but in addition highlights its power demanding situations to notions of activism, neighborhood, democracy and culture.

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