community gardening

Clean Your Heart(side) Out!

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 04-20-2023 under NONPROFITS

“People see the historic buildings, they see all different types of people, and they’re not quite sure what they’re looking at – we who work in the neighborhood space are constantly thinking of the 4,000+ residents, and how...

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Community garden grant recipients announced by World Renew

by (worldrenew)

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NONPROFITS

World Renew, an international community development and disaster response organization based in Grand Rapids recently announced its community garden grant recipients. The Food & Faith Growing Project is a pilot program designed to help faith-...

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Pick up a shovel at Treehouse Community Garden

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-25-2013 under NEWS

The Treehouse Community Garden invites family, friends and community members to get their hands dirty in the garden this Saturday, June 29 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.  The community workday is scheduled to help complete special projects such as...

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Treehouse Community Garden grows crops, sense of community

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Once an abandoned lot, the Treehouse Community Garden located at 1045 Logan Street now serves as an environment for community building and learning for residents in the Baxter neighborhood. The garden has nine raised vegetable beds available for...

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A Year in our Neighborhood: Visual highlights from 2011

by (crestongr)

Submitted 04-18-2012 under NONPROFITS

2011 was an eventful year in the Creston neighborhood for artists, environmentalists, advocates, businessmen, and neighbors alike. In this photo essay, you will see the following stories of the Creston neighborhood unfold. Neighbors gathered to...

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Got dirt?

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 02-27-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

When was the last time you took a moment to think about dirt?  As one of Earth’s most under-appreciated resources, dirt does a lot: it cleans our water, helps feed us, and regulates the climate.  The West Michigan Environmental...

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