Editors: Elizabeth Peters is the director of publications at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. She is the former editor of "The Independent Film & Video Monthly" and has written about grassroots organizing and community building. Peters also served as director of Tuscarora Organic Growers, a rural collective of family farms based in Hustontown, Pennsylvania.Ellen Kirby is the former director of Brooklyn Greenbridge, the community environmental-horticulture program of Brooklyn Botanic Garden. For more than 20 years Kirby has served as the coordinator of a community garden in Brooklyn. She is also a member of the American Association of Horticulture Therapy and a former president of the American Community Gardening Association.The book's authors are drawn from leading practitioners of community gardening across the U.S.