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Our Neighbors At The Park Are Busy

Folks were working today on building a nice bench around a couple of trees so that they can take a shade break while working on their plots. 12 more words

City of Sydney Matching Grant Program closing 3rd January 2017

The matching grant program aims to deliver local, community-based projects and:

  • engage the community
  • develop skills
  • build capacity
  • share funding arrangements.

The program mainly works with community groups that partner with the City to support events, services and projects in their local neighbourhoods. 242 more words

Grants

Native Plant Garden at John Witherspoon Middle School--Plant Communities and Human Communities Come Together

My school, the John Witherspoon Middle School (JW), has a Memorial Garden tucked into a wonderful small niche in the front of the school.  It is a sort of “secret garden,” bounded on one side by a school corridor with a wall of windows.   673 more words

Sharing Habitat

Taylor Cook on the Food Justice Movement and Farmshare Austin

In Central Texas, 501c3 Farmshare Austin is dedicated to strengthening a local food system by promoting education, food access, and land preservation. They educate with a whole-systems approach; Their FarmerStarter program gives students 180 hours of formal farming education and 8 hours/week of experience to be able to grow themselves. 700 more words

Food Justice Movement

Community and Urban Gardening

Have you gone to your community garden recently? Do you know the people who work there, donate their time to ensure its quality? Check it out, you might be surprised at what you find. 210 more words

Food Justice Movement

Kids Cook the Harvest

Instead of starting with a recipe and gathering the ingredients, kids that grow an organic veggie garden in containers on the patio or in a school or community garden, can start with their harvest from the garden and look for a recipe that goes with their ingredients. 187 more words

Parents

In gardens of improbable fruit

Forgotten tomatoes and carrots were gathered at the corners of the raised beds. I thought of taking some while my daughter played in the pond of a community garden in progress. 393 more words

Nonfiction