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2009-04-20 10:50:00

Community garden expansion to benefit local food agencies DALLAS, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A local Dallas community garden has expanded from 36 to 90 garden plots, thanks to the national GroGood campaign, a program that encourages edible gardening.

2009-04-01 05:00:00

Garden at Liberty Square Housing Development to grow food for the common good MIAMI, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keep Miami Beautiful, City of Miami Mayor Manuel Diaz, City of Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dorrin Rolle, as well as local law enforcement representatives, Liberty City residents, and local food agencies will celebrate the inauguration of an edible garden today in the County's Liberty Square Housing Development.

2009-03-31 09:45:00

A vegetable garden is easy for all skill sets, saves money and is great for kids CLEVELAND, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The economic crisis has forced many Americans to reassess their spending habits and trim expenses. For example, the grocery bill can be one area to save the family money.

2009-03-24 14:39:00

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Just after First Lady, Michelle Obama, broke ground for the White House vegetable garden, Plangarden released an online interactive version of the Obama's organic garden layout.

2009-03-19 16:17:00

GroGood Campaign Kicks Off with Donation of 1 Million Pounds of Produce MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millions of Americans from all walks of life are struggling to make ends meet and in some cases, even put food on the table.

2009-03-12 11:30:00

Getting started growing fruits and vegetables at home has never been easier NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- ZipHarvest.com announces the launch of its website designed to help people successfully grow high-yielding home gardens.

2009-03-05 08:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marin City may be without a supermarket but it now has its own co-operatively run farm stand. The farm stand will provide Marin city residents with affordable organic produce from May-October.

2009-02-26 05:30:00

National Gardening Association poll finds more American households are starting food gardens to "grow their own groceries" SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Feb.

2008-12-11 08:15:00

Emphasis on Greening Public Spaces Produces Astounding Results and Benefits for Thousands of Communities STAMFORD, Conn., Dec.

2008-08-04 15:00:30

By Eileen M. Adams RUMFORD - Although the River Valley Farmers Market is on hiatus, at some area farms appear to benefiting from a trend toward eating more locally grown foods.


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Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

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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