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Knoxville's Community Gardens

Dante King

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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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