30 May 2008

Malari Coburn finds Community Gardens right here in Shreveport

"This place is where the lord has prepared for us to live." -Nan Lewis.
This is a great episode on Shreveport community gardens. It features several community members including Nan Lewis, Leia Lewis, Dorothy McDonald, Sheila Kelly, and Ruby Small. Malari Coburn, new to the podcasting movement, produced this show for her class "Environment and Society" ENST 324.

The episode clocks in at 34'57" (download) [mp3]

Malari highlights the Sankofa Community Garden, created by Leia Lewis. There's a lot of optimism in these gardens. Their power to build communities is just starting in Shreveport, in your backyard.

photo credit to Jeanne Hamming.
[Updated 6/1 2:38p: changed course to "Environment and Society ENST 324. See all of Centenary's classes here.