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Zoning for Urban Agriculture: The Politics of Institutionalizing Community Gardens in Madison, WI
The growing popularity of urban agriculture calls for the need for formal recognition in the Madison zoning code rewrite. To understand the politics of this process, we interviewed key actors: city planners and community ...
Homeless Networks in Downtown Madison, Wisconsin
Many know that Madison, Wisconsin is a homeless-friendly city, but the question remains: does Madison have adequate resources to support its homeless community? Our research focuses specifically on the food and shelter ...
A Spatial and Social Analysis of Food Deserts and Community Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin
Food deserts, areas lacking nutritional food resources, are a critical problem facing modern urban areas. Our research analyzes the socio-spatial relationship between community gardens and food deserts in Madison. This ...
Community Gardens: Governance and Soil Quality in Madison, WI
A growing interest in urban agriculture creates the need to investigate the effectiveness of community garden management, specifically how it influences the garden?s physical health. We employed plot holder questionnaires, ...