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Planting seeds of community inclusion

Research_Sunflower_JakubecA participatory action community gardening study and horticultural therapy group intervention for seniors at Mount Royal University. Community gardens have been found to contribute to a number of health, social and ecological benefits. Revitalizing the MRU community garden, which has been underutilized in the summer session at the university, to include neighboring seniors and community volunteers was seen by a group of interdisciplinary researchers as one way to revitalize individual and community health. Read more...