References: Community gardens


A listing of further reading and reference s regarding community gardens.

Halton Region Community Gardens – see map

City of Vancouver. (2013). Food production (urban agriculture). In What feeds us: Vancouver food strategy (pp. 51-54). Retrieved from the City of Vancouver website:

Hansen, Y. (2011). Growing community: Community gardens as a local practice of food sovereignty. In A.A. Desmarais, N. Wiebe, & H. Wittman (Eds.), Food sovereignty in Canada – Creating just and sustainable food systems (pp. 151-168). Halifax, NS & Winnipeg, MB: Fernwood Publishing Company.

Houghton, E. (2003). A breath of fresh air: Celebrating nature and school gardens. Toronto: The Learnxs Foundation and Sumach Press.

Mazereeuw, B. (2005). Urban agriculture report. Prepared for the Region of Waterloo Growth Management Strategy.

Nasr, J., MacRae, R. & Kuhns, J. (2010). Scaling up urban agriculture in Toronto: Building the infrastructure. Retrieved from Metcalf Foundation website:

Tagtow, A. (2012). Growing solutions: Cultivating health and food security through food gardening in Iowa . Retrieved from the Iowa Food Systems Council website:

Wakefield, S., Yeudall, F., Taron, C., Reynolds, J., & Skinner, A. (2007). Growing urban health: Community gardening in South-East Toronto. 22(2), 92-101. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dam001

Evergreen (programs). (2013).

FoodShare. Community gardens. FoodShare website:

Dragonfly Productions and WUSF Public Broadcasting. Florida homegrown community gardening (video).

Oakville Sustainable Food Partnership. Contact:

Sustain Ontario. 2012-2013. Haliburton County – Community food (video).

Warhurst, P. (2012). How we can eat our landscapes (Todmorden, England) (video) –