Cultivating health and wellbeing: members' perceptions of the health benefits of a Port Melbourne community garden

@article{Kingsley2009CultivatingHA,
  title={Cultivating health and wellbeing: members' perceptions of the health benefits of a Port Melbourne community garden},
  author={Jonathan Kingsley and Mardie Townsend and Claire Henderson-Wilson},
  journal={Leisure Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={28},
  pages={207 - 219}
}
This paper reports on a research project undertaken with members of a community garden in Port Melbourne, Australia, to investigate the ways in which such a facility contributes to the enhancement of health, wellbeing and contact with nature for urban dwellers. Ten members from an urban community garden were interviewed using qualitative semi‐structured questions exploring perceptions of health and wellbeing benefits associated with membership. The garden was felt by members to be a sanctuary… Expand
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