Small plots for gardeners who do not have access to land
Hands-on, educational workshops on topics related to home-scale, organic food gardening, nutrition, food preparation and preservation
Encourages contributions of fresh vegetables for the Fall City Methodist Church Community Food Pantry
There’s been a great deal of research undertaken on the benefits of this form of collective gardening: community gardens attract people from the entire social economic spectrum, regardless of race, gender, religion or age. In short, a community garden is where people come together to grow food and flowers, they share all the work and they share the produce.
Here's an article from Greenside Up listing five good "what's-in-it-for-me" reasons to join a community garden: http://greensideup.ie/5-reasons-join-community-gardens-are-good-for-us/
As plant growth slows with the arrival of cool, damp, and short days, I have a bit of time to reflect on this past growing season. The Learning Garden has certainly provided fertile ground for learning! The garden began as an idea, and land, offered by the Masonic Lodge after the 2013 seed exchange. We held several community meetings to assess community support. Six adventurous people were willing to take on the project.
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