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Growing and Growth Collective’s Holistic Approach to Urban Ag Centers in BIPOC Neighborhoods

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Growing and Growth Collective’s Holistic Approach to Urban Ag Centers in BIPOC Neighborhoods

The Partners Achieving Community Transformation backed Growing and Growth Collective sets out to improve health outcomes and heighten community engagement through social action in high-BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) neighborhoods by facilitating programming that is responsive, culturally-relevant and evidence-based. Group volunteer Adrienne Williams has been growing in community garden spaces for over four […]

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How Does Your Garden Grow? Ask a Master Gardener

  How Does Your Garden Grow? Ask a Master Gardener

Calling all Gahanna gardeners and community garden participants! Bring your gardening questions and join OSU Master Gardeners for a unique learning opportunity at our Hannah Park Community Gardens. Companion plants, crop rotation, soil building common pests. Each month a free new lesson will be presented followed by a Q&A session. This is a rain or […]

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Spring Plant Swap

  Spring Plant Swap

Join us for our beginning-of-season, clear-out-space-in-your-garden beds plant swap! Categories will include bulbs, hostas, peonies, dahlias, daylilies, succulents, and anything else that is taking over your garden space. Drop-off/set-up will start at 2pm, with the swap starting promptly at 2:30. This event is free, but please RSVP to the Herb Center to participate. Open to […]

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Why You Should Grow Your Own Food

Emma Surber Emma Surber Why You Should Grow Your Own Food

Shopping for fruits and vegetables at the grocery store or your local market can sometimes be a maddening ordeal. From the expensive prices of organic produce to picking up every apple that has a bruise, it can make a person crazy. Stressors like this is why learning how to grow your own fruits and vegetables […]

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Franklin County Community Gardens Open to Public

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklin County Community Gardens Open to Public

If you’re interested in community gardening, but don’t necessarily want to start one from scratch, then the Franklin County Community Gardens program may be just what you’re looking for. Launched in 2008, the program features two garden areas open for residents to apply to use each season. “The program came about by Franklin County Commissioner […]

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Q&A: Bill Dawson on Community Gardening

Walker Evans Walker Evans Q&A: Bill Dawson on Community Gardening

If you want to start a community garden in Central Ohio, then there’s one person you most certainly know: Bill Dawson. Bill has been working at the forefront of community gardening efforts for the past two decades and has helped launch new gardens all throughout the region in addition to efforts located on-site at the […]

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Columbus Celebrates Earth Day 2013 for a Full Week

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Celebrates Earth Day 2013 for a Full Week

Earth Day 2013 officially takes place on Monday, April 22nd, but the residents of the city of Columbus prefer to celebrate all week long. Starting this Saturday, April 20th, you’re invited to “Stand Together” to participate in volunteer activities at worksites all weekend long. That includes neighborhood cleanups, tree planting, building community gardens and more. […]

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