For the Hmong Community:
- The Farmer's Market
This page links to voice-narrated slide shows in Hmong and English
on selling produce at a farmers market.
- Extending the Growing Season (using
cold frames and hot beds)
Links to slide shows in Hmong and
English on extending the growing season. Topics covered include
starting seeds indoors, cold frame building instructions, hot bed
building instructions, cold frame and hot bed uses and tips.
- Growing Beans and Peas
Links to slide shows in Hmong and English on growing beans and
peas including preparing the ground, choosing planting dates,
planting and irrigating, harvesting and storing beans and peas.
Slide shows in Hmong and English on pesticides including the
definition of a pesticide, choosing a pesticide, and storage
and disposal of pesticides.
- Green Bay Area Community Gardens
shows in Hmong and English about the Green Bay area community garden.
The slide shows explain the community gardens, registration procedures,
and garden rules.
"Orphan Boy the Farmer" is a series of three short
safety stories that were developed as part of our NIOSH funded
research project that began in 1999. The stories portray the
life of an orphaned Hmong farm boy. The stories illustrate hazards,
behaviors, consequences, and control strategies related to farm
work assigned to Hmong children and depict safe work practices
of three tasks: Rototilling, Knife Use, and Marketplace Skills.
Hmong Gardens, Farms and Land Ownership in America:
Constructing Environment and Identity in the Carolinas” is written by
Elizabeth Sheehan, Anthropology Department, University of Connecticut. This
paper represents the authors field research for two consecutive summers in
North and South Carolina, which included living with Hmong families.
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