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Community & Home Garden Programming

A place to learn more about backyard, community, school, and youth gardens.

Peoria Community Gardens Tour

Posted by Rhonda J. Ferree -

Join us on the Peoria Community Gardens Tour on Thursday, September 26th from 4 to 6 pm. The following three gardens are highlighted. Crittenton Profile Page...

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Serve It Safely Seminar

September 17, 2013 (10:00 AM ) Peoria County Extension Office 4810 N Sheridan Rd Peoria , IL 61614 (Peoria County) Does your club, church or organization raise funds by holding community dinners, bake sales, bazaars or other food events? If so, you won't want to miss the Serve It Safely seminar . The seminar will focus...

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Peoria Community Gardens Tour

Posted by Rhonda J. Ferree -

The crisp freshness of local produce and the camaraderie of a family of gardeners are just two reasons why community gardens are so popular. Community gardens can turn stark vacant lots into productive keystones in a community. Many agencies, religious groups, and garden clubs are looking to community gardens to help supplement food donated to food banks. To help others learn more about commun...

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From Neglected Parcels to Community Gardens

Posted by Kathie Brown -

A handbook from Wasatch Community Gardens a community-based, non-profit organization serving Salt Lake City's low-income neighborhoods since 1989. Wasatch Community Gardens cultivates individual growth and neighborhood unity through community gardening and youth gardening education. Click below for pdf version of the handbook....

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