Bouvier Community Garden

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Bouvier Community Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Community gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Urban gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Point Breeze (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Neighborhood Gardens Trust (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society


"The Bouvier Community Garden is a place of beauty and rejuvenation for our community. Here we take part in a sustainable community food system, foster environmental education and healthy recreation, and preserve valuable open space for ourselves and our children.

Prompted by a conversation with the Neighborhood Gardens Association, the Newbold Neighbors Clean & Green committee met on Sept. 9, 2008 to take a look at 1348 and 1350 Bouvier Street, two abandoned garden plots owned by NGA. We met for our first work day on November 8, 2008 to pull weeds, trim back overgrowth, and uncover any potential problems that would hamper the land's use for a public garden. In pouring rain, over 10 people turned up, including curious children passing by from the neighborhood. ..." -- Bouvier Community Garden website

This collection is comprised of images of the garden courtesy of the Neighborhood Gardens Trust and an interview by Joseph Makuc with Bouvier Community Garden Co-Coordinator, Bob Jobin.


Philadelphia (Pa.)


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