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dc.contributor.advisorLekies, Kristi
dc.creatorBeres, Michelle
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-24T15:00:13Z
dc.date.available2013-04-24T15:00:13Z
dc.date.issued2013-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1811/54635
dc.descriptionDenman Undergraduate Research Forum, 2nd Place (Business/Education/Speech & Hearing Science)en_US
dc.description.abstractCommunity gardens exist throughout Ohio and are associated with a variety of organizations. Little prior research has looked at youth involvement and leadership in these gardens. This study examined leadership opportunities available to youth and the types of skills learned through gardening. Garden leaders (N=71) completed an online survey about their gardens. Preliminary findings show leadership skills are encouraged by garden involvement. These opportunities range from selecting what to grow to making decisions about how to use the garden’s money to teaching others how to cook. Gardening provides an outlet to better develop teamwork, communication and critical thinking skills. Leaders should use a variety of ways to involve youth in more leadership roles.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipOhio 4-H Foundationen_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherThe Ohio State Universityen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesThe Ohio State University. School of Environment and Natural Resources Honors Theses; 2013en_US
dc.subjectYouth leadershipen_US
dc.subjectCommunity gardeningen_US
dc.subjectGardening in Ohioen_US
dc.subjectYouth involvementen_US
dc.subjectYouth gardeningen_US
dc.subjectGardening opportunitiesen_US
dc.subjectYouth Opportunitiesen_US
dc.titleDeveloping Youth Leadership through Community Gardening: Opportunities and Outcomesen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.embargoNo embargoen_US
dc.description.academicmajorAcademic Major: Agribusiness and Applied Economicsen_US


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