Community Health Collection (Monteverde Institute)

Alternative Title

Jardines comunitarios en todo el mundo : éxitos y beneficios para las comunidades

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Publication Date

January 2014

Abstract

Abstract

Our research focused on the ways in which community gardens can foster ecological and social sustainability. We first completed a literature review in order to identify the benefits of community gardens. We then assessed several case studies in order to ascertain what makes a community garden successful and the ways in which projects have positively altered communities. Finally, we conducted an interview with Sergio Aray who is involved with a community garden project in the Monteverde area, in order to gain an understanding of what he is hoping to accomplish through the creation and maintenance of a community garden

Abstract Spanish

Nuestras investigaciones se centraron en las maneras en cual las huertas comunales pueden fomentar sostenible social y ecológico. Primero, nosotros completamos un repaso literatura para identificar los beneficios de las huertas comunales. Entonces, nosotros revisamos unos estudios de casos para aprender cual cosas hacen una huerta comunal exitosa y las maneras en cual los proyectos cambiaban las comunidades en maneras positivas. Finalmente, nosotoros completamos una entrevista con Sergio Araya quien es INVOLVED WITH A COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT IN THE MONTEVERDE AREA para entender su esperanzas y visiones de la huerta comunal.

Keywords

Water--Purification, Agua--Purificación, Water quality, Calidad del agua, Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Monteverde Zone--Monteverde, Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Zona de Monteverde--Monteverde, Mount Holyoke and Goucher 2014

Subject: topical

Water--Purification; Agua--Purificación; Water quality; Calidad del agua; Mount Holyoke and Goucher 2014

Subject: geographic

Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Monteverde Zone--Monteverde; Costa Rica--Puntarenas--Zona de Monteverde--Monteverde

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Monteverde Institute MVI

Identifier

M38-00113

Community gardens around the world  :   successes and benefits for healthy communities

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