Cultivating Community: Gardens for Good

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
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Suzanne Saggese
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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. 

Details About the Workshop:

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.