on Park Street
Four Days in the Corridor
What the Kids Said
Sadie Pearson & Richard Davis
Ideal Body Shop
Park Street Shoe Repair
Early Childhood Center
Yue-Wah Oriental Foods
Boys & Girls Club
Style & Grace Salon
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Yasmin's Halal Meat Market
Italian Workmen's Club
Beth Israel Synagogue
Wisconsin Union Hoofers
Fishing Along Wingra Creek
AFL-CIO (Labor Temple)
Quality Ace Hardware
Tropical Fish World
Quann Community Gardens
Street Scenes 1
Street Scenes 2
Park Street Delights 1
Park Street Delights 2
Dane County Cultural Tour
Hmong Cultural Tour
Quann Park Community Gardens
Richard Davis has a plot. He grows vegetables there but
he also grows other things. The Boys and Girls Club grows things also.
Every year they grow red roses for peace.
Quann has been around for three years. It has ninety-six plots. It is the second largest community gardens in Madison.
The plots are the patches in which gardeners garden. The
plots are twenty-two by twenty feet. Quann tries to provide raised beds
for the gardeners with back problems or wheel chair. The community Garden
also donates free food to food pantries so that people can have fresh
vegetables and fruit.
To become a member you must put in six hours of work.
Some of that work can include being in a committee. There are committees
for many things, for example there was one for actually making the garden
which most people who garden here were part of. Those people got two
The Hmong farmers say they don’t need to weed. The
reason is: they come almost every day and watch so carefully none ever
come. If a plot gets too weedy, the committee in charge of it leaves
a note saying to clear up the weeds.
The straw is provided by a committee. The dirt is brought
by the truckload and people take what they need. The seeds and such
come directly from a farmer. It’s nice that way so they pay her/him
Page Last Updated: January 12, 2005