Stakeholder-Identified Barriers, Challenges, and Obstacles in Community Gardens
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Webb, Susan, and John M. Diaz. 2018. “Stakeholder-Identified Barriers, Challenges, and Obstacles in Community Gardens: AEC638/WC301, 3/2018”. EDIS 2018 (2). Gainesville, FL.


Florida Extension agents play a vital role in assisting community members to start and sustain community gardens through site visits, workshops, and educational events. This 3-page document discusses the results of a Delphi study conducted in order to create a picture of the barriers, challenges, and obstacles to starting and sustaining community gardens in Florida. Written by Susan Webb and John Diaz and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, March 2018.
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