Project ID

M2011-16

Abstract

A group of north Iowa urban women who faced numerous life challenges learned about self-sufficiency through their joint efforts of planning, planting, growing and harvesting produce from a community garden.

Key Question

How can opportunities be provided to learn economic self-reliance through access to land and gardening and skill development?

Findings

A project in north Iowa showed how various groups worked together to help offer these opportunities to women, immigrants and new and transitioning growers.

Principal Investigator(s)

Kamyar Enshayan

Year of Grant Completion

2014

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