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Community Gardens

Purpose

Community and school gardens offer access, skill-building and opportunities to build social capital.

Partners

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Growing Up Healthy - Sustaining Grant
  • Schools and Community Partners 
  • Cass Clay Food Systems Initiative - Urban Agriculture Committee 
  • Master Gardeners



Activities

  • Mini-grants to 11 community and school projects in spring 2012.
  • Training by ACGA in January 2013, in collaboration with Cass Clay Food System Initiative. 
  • Mini-grants awarded to 15 projects in spring 2013, linked to Growing Communities workshops. 

Leveraged resources

Blue Cross Blue Shield Growing Up Healthy - $5500
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