Final Summary

With both my Story Map and paper finished, my summer research has come to an end. The project has evolved a lot from what I originally proposed and had definitely been a good learning experience. Through my literature review, I learned a lot about the history and current research on community gardens. After doing my […]

Update 3- Writing and Wrapping Up

For the past few weeks I have been reading a few more articles to add to my literature review and to use in the body of my paper. Reading so many articles has shown me how much researchers rely on the works of others. I have also been continuing my field research, which will end this coming […]

Update 2- Field Research

Unfortunately, my efforts to find interview participants and conduct in-depth interviews with community gardeners did not pan out as I had hoped. I did have success in finding a garden to volunteer in, however, and am now going to use participant observation as my research method. The garden I am volunteering in is not like […]