Update 1- Mapping and reviewing the literature

Over the past two weeks I have worked on mapping Providence’s food landscape, conducted a literature review of the research on community gardens, and made contact with people who can help me find interested interview participants. So far I feel like I have already learned so much about community gardens and feel much more prepared to conduct interviews as […]

Abstract: Mapping Community Gardens and Their Effects on Food Access and Social Cohesion in Providence, Rhode Island

Community gardens have the potential to be extremely positive resources in many urban neighborhoods. Citizen involvement in urban gardening has economic, social, health, and psychological benefits. In this project my goal is to analyze how community gardens in Providence, Rhode Island impact food insecurity and social cohesion in neighborhoods. The first part of my research will determine […]