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NEW LONDON, Conn., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thames Valley Council for Community Action (TVCCA) today launched a comprehensive network of experts to help New London County neighborhoods establish productive community gardens.
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With countless Americans from all walks of life struggling to put food on their table, communities across the country have discovered alternative ways to help locally.
Community gardens are not linked to less neighborhood crime, but U.S. researchers found a change in crime perception.
IRVINE, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Learn everything you need to know about growing produce at home at the Orange County Great Park Food and Farm Lab Garden Workshop Series, beginning Saturday, September 26th.
Data shows no reduction in crime; residents still perceive neighborhoods as safer where gardens grow.
BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Sept.
All San Francisco city departments must audit unused land in the city to see if it can be turned into community gardens or farms, the mayor said. In addition, food vendors contracting with the city must offer healthful and sustainable food, all vending machines on city property must offer healthful food options and farmers' markets must begin accepting food stamps, Mayor Gavin Newsom said, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. There also will be no more doughnut shop runs before meetings and...
NEW YORK, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi is proud to announce Giving Through Growing - an innovative partnership with the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) to support the development of community gardens across the country.
Local Associate Edible gardens support those at risk for hunger in mid-Ohio MARYSVILLE, Ohio, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continuing its long-standing tradition of giving back, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company today is dedicating new garden plots on its headquarters campus where associates will grow nutritious produce and donate harvests to local food agencies. "The commitment we're making honors the legacy of my father Horace, who founded the Miracle-Gro business," said Jim Hagedorn,...
Ag Department Opens New Community Gardens in Selinsgrove HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff discussed the importance of home gardening and consumers growing their own food today as families face tighter budgets as he helped open a new community garden in Selinsgrove, Snyder County. "Recently, there has been an increased interest in home gardening as consumers are trying to stretch their dollars," said Wolff.
Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...
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