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Knoxville's Community Gardens

From Left: UT Professor Mark Fly created the ECO Garden; horiculture coordinator Amanda Plant and garden aid Anna Robinson work without pay to keep the garden alive during the summer.

From Left: UT Professor Mark Fly created the ECO Garden; horiculture coordinator Amanda Plant and garden aid Anna Robinson work without pay to keep the garden alive during the summer.

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  • Service-learning group Stewards of the Earth gathers at the Birdhouse Community Garden, formerly an abandoned lot since the Victorian-era “Old Governor’s Mansion” burned in the 1990s.
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  • From Left: UT Professor Mark Fly created the ECO Garden; horiculture coordinator Amanda Plant and garden aid Anna Robinson work without pay to keep the garden alive during the summer.
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  • Heather Hagan harvests vegetables for Food Not Bombs from the Groundswell Garden.
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  •  Birdhouse Garden Organizer, Rachel Wanyoike
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Local activists and churches have started community gardens in an effort to rally depressed neighborhoods.

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BayardDonahoo writes:

If I'm going to pick a head honcho for "Horticulture Coordinator," it would be someone with "Plant" as their last name. The only better situation would be if her first name could have been "Chlorophyll."

Fly, you're the man !

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