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Organic Gardening Societies

Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in the development and maintenance of private and/or community gardens in which fruits, vegetables and other produce are grown "naturally" without the use of chemically-formulated fertilizers or pesticides, often through the medium of a club or society that is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include field trips which enable participants to view different types of organic gardens; lectures, slide shows or other types of presentations that provide information about the cultivation of organic fruits and vegetables; and opportunities for members to share their own organic gardening experiences. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.

Taxonomy Code: PS-820.300-67

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