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Community and School Gardens

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Community and School Gardens

This group is for anyone interested in community and school gardens. Come join us!

Location: Resources
Friends: 215
Latest Activity: Jul 14

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Resources
American Community Garden Association
National Gardening Association

Discussion Forum

HELP! Where are the gardens? 5 Replies

APB for Community Gardens!!I am researching community gardens in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Do you know of a local community garden? Be it a church, school, non-profit, municipal or true local…Continue

Started by Erik R Wilson. Last reply by Ericka Jul 14.

School Garden help 1 Reply

Do you have a school garden or want to start one? Would you like to use the produce from the garden in your cafeteria? We can help! The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) School Garden…Continue

Started by Kathryn Mathewson. Last reply by bryanwhitebeyondthekitchengarden Apr 30.

Water Conservation Education Grant Opportunity for Schools

Is your school interested in creating an outdoor classroom, harvesting rainwater, and creating native habitat? Watershed Management Group is pleased to offer grant funding for schools to participate…Continue

Started by Ryan Wood Dec 20, 2013.

Seeking local growers to participate in new Tempe Farmers Market

New Farmers Market opening in Tempe seeks backyard growers, master gardeners and small-scale producers!  The Market is a program of the Tempe Community Action Agency, and will operate Saturday…Continue

Tags: Gardeners, Foragers, Kids, Produce, Growers

Started by Chip Satterlund Dec 3, 2013.

Free mulch 1 Reply

I have regular loads of mulched tree branches put through wood chipper. I can deliver to your property when in your area. My name is Dan. Check out our going green page on our web…Continue

Started by Dan stevens. Last reply by Renu Kaur Sidhu Aug 27, 2013.

Green Bronx Machine, TEDx Example of School Transformation to Greenest in NY

This teacher's favorite crop is organically grown citizens! This is the poorest congressional district in America and turned into the greenest.  He even gets grandma involved. Please watch this TEDx…Continue

Tags: gardening, urban

Started by Linda Alexander Jul 1, 2013.

thank you 2 Replies

this 'thank you'goes out to all of you educators + community volunteers who make a difference in our children's environmental education you truly make a supreme difference ... i have seen the actions…Continue

Tags: education, environmental, community, gardens, school

Started by bryanwhitebeyondthekitchengarden. Last reply by Cathy Kim May 18, 2013.

May 21st Community of Practice Meeting

Good Afternoon,This month's CoP Community Garden Meeting will focus on food safety practices for your community or school garden. Learn about the exciting opportunity for schools to implement Food…Continue

Tags: school, safety, garden, community

Started by Lucy A Lieberman May 6, 2013.

Looking for Community Garden or garden learning opportunity 3 Replies

Hi, I am looking to plug someone I know into a community garden or a garden learning opportunity. (volunteer opps) Can anyone offer suggestions of spaces to work in or learn in close to 43rd Avenue…Continue

Tags: opps, volunteer, Phoenix

Started by Torrie B. Last reply by Peggy Aarmstrong May 1, 2013.

Community Gardens in Glendale

Does anyone know of community gardens in Glendale? I am willing to volunteer or try to get some gardens going in Glendale one step at a time.Continue

Started by Stephen Skuba Apr 5, 2013.

March Community of Practice for Community Gardens Meeting

Hello Everyone,This month's CoP Community Garden Meeting will feature Ronda Cronin of Growing Together Garden. Join us as we learn how the garden operates and overcomes common community garden…Continue

Started by Lucy A Lieberman Mar 7, 2013.

Open Hands! Looking to help out at a home or community garden to LEARN!!! 2 Replies

My name is Samantha and I am extremely interested in learning how to garden. I recently moved to Phoenix, AZ all the way from Southern California. I have no experience with gardening but I am just…Continue

Started by Samantha W.. Last reply by Thomas V Hott Oct 31, 2012.

Downtown Garden? Need a Project done??

Hi Everyone!I am doing my AmeriCorps service through HandsOn Greater Phoenix and they are recruiting gardens to do a project with for their service say, a Day for Downtown. If you are located between…Continue

Started by Stacey Lillebo Oct 10, 2012.

Oct. 16th SLHI Community of Practice Meeting for Community Gardens

This month's CoP Community Garden Meeting will feature Wade Taylor who will be informing us about irrigation techniques for our Arizona garden. Come learn how to make your garden thrive in our Valley…Continue

Started by Stacey Lillebo Oct 5, 2012.

Fall Technical Assistance for Community Gardens! 4 Replies

Are you interested in getting technical assistance for your garden? Have you just started out and need a little guidance on how to make procedures and sustainability in your garden? Join SLHI's fall…Continue

Started by Stacey Lillebo. Last reply by Renu Kaur Sidhu Sep 24, 2012.

Free mulch tree chippings. 7 Replies

Hi all, I have a local tree service comany and i am looking to aid any gardening projects with large loads of mulch. Call or email if your interested. Free mulch and delivery.…Continue

Started by Dan stevens. Last reply by Laura Sep 18, 2012.

Sept 18th Community of Practice Community Garden Meeting 3 Replies

It is a week away! Please join us for this month's CoP meeting!This month's SLHI Community of Practice Community Garden Meeting will feature Doreen Pollackdiscussing her experience and insight from…Continue

Started by Stacey Lillebo. Last reply by Laura Sep 13, 2012.

Looking for somewhere we can help and learn 4 Replies

My 4 yr old daughter loves the entire process of planting to harvest, however I am not having much luck in my garden.  We homeschool, so if there is an opportunity for us to help, please let me…Continue

Started by Amy Krizan. Last reply by michelle sambrano Sep 5, 2012.

1st Annual Central Arizona Community Garden Tour kick-off meeting

Please join us for the 1st Annual Central Arizona Community Garden Tour kick-off meeting. Date: July 19th 2012Time: 8:30-9:30Location: 4341 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040We will be discussing…Continue

Started by Stacey Lillebo Jul 17, 2012.

Mesa Community Garden 6 Replies

The Mesa Urban Garden group along with the City of Mesa are excited for a new community garden that will be opening in downtown mesa this fall. Partnerships, sponsors, and volunteers are needed at…Continue

Started by Jason R. Thatcher. Last reply by Erica D Jun 22, 2012.

 

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