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Five Tips for Community Garden Leaders and Organizers

A successful, long-term and healthy garden community requires just as much cultivating as the garden itself. Smart leaders and organizers focus on the people first before the garden is even built. 421 more words


Thieves stealing from community garden

FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)–For James McCoy, growing vegetables in the Earth is in his blood.

“For me, the work is a labor of love. I was raised up as a sharecropper in South Carolina. 258 more words


Fall, Food and Fodder for the Future

There is a tinge of lemon on the poplar leaves and that all too familiar bite in the air. Summers are crazy when you live as far north as we do…just over 1200 kilometers (760 miles) north of Vancouver, BC. 1,185 more words


Grouting the Art Club Schoolyard Garden Pavers

In partnership with the school’s art teacher, the Beautiful Stuff Project and Groundwork Somerville, Connection Lab and the Argenziano School art club worked all year to make garden pavers inspired by Georgia O’Keefe.   115 more words

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Thames Be Fruitful

Have you walked along the waterfront path in between Richmond St and the Wharf and seen the citrus planted there? Have you swung on the swing at the new playground on Hauraki Tce and wondered what the trees to the south are? 180 more words



On June 10th, Just Food staff participated in Botany Day at McKinley’s Children’s Garden in South Jamaica. Each year, McKinley’s, which was founded in 2005 by the late McKinley Hightower-Beyah, welcomes over 500 students from P.S. 306 more words

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