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Connecting The Ohio State University to Ohioans Ohio State University Extension Lucas County Extension Office [https://lucas.osu.edu]

Cultivating Community: Gardens for Good

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
4:00pm to 8:00pm
Location:
Eleanor M. Kahle Senior Center at 1315 Hillcrest Ave Toledo, OH 43612
Contact email:
Contact name:
Suzanne Saggese
Contact phone:
419-213-2008

Did you know that nearly 1 in 5 Lucas County residents struggle with food insecurity? You can help!

Do you, your neighbors, or your faith-based commuity have an interest in gardening? Consider starting a community garden or growing extra produce for donation to local food banks and food pantries. 

Two Ways to Register: 

Details About the Workshop:

Cost: $15 per individual, includes dinner and materials. 

Groups: $15 first registration, $12 each additional registration. 

This workshop will provide you with information and skills to begin a community garden. Breakout Sessions include (your choice of one per session):

Session 1: Digging In: Getting Your Garden Started or Frugal Measures: Saving Money, Finding Money

Session 2: Planting The Seeds of Engagement; Getting and Maintaining Volunteer Support or Challenges in the Urban Environment Part 1

Session 3: Bearing Fruit: Understanding and Evaluating Commuity Impact or Solutions for Urban Environment Part 2 

Additional resources include a discussion panel with local community gardeners; information and displays from Lucas County Extension, Toledo GROWs, Lucas Soil and Water Conservation District, USDA, Metroparks Toledo, Multifaith Grows, Sacred Grounds and other horticulture, food, and environmental organizations.