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"Gardens, scholars say, are the first sign of commitment to a community. When people plant corn they are saying, let's stay here. And by their connection to the land, they are connected to one another." - Anne Raver

Nourishing sustainability: bringing higher education and local food systems together through service learning and community engagement

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Today marks the second and final doctoral weekend of the fall semester. Earlier, my cohort and I exchanged presentations on our essays about the intersections of our professional interests with service learning and community-based scholarship. As a way of sharing with the wider academic/professional community, here are the figures from my presentation, with my working bibliography for the essay. 





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Working Bibliography: 


Burns, H., & Miller, W. (2012). The Learning Gardens Laboratory: Teaching sustainability and developing sustainable food systems through unique partnerships. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. Carson, L. (2007). Crossing the line: Transdisciplinary education works because environmental problems and their solutions seldom respect faculty lines. Alternatives. Kolenick, P. (2016). Rethinking Education for Sustainable…