Community gardens catalyze outdoor community and allow neighbors to connect and build their ideal city.
Read about how one NeighborSpace garden has faced the challenge of water conservation. This article has lots of great tips and examples. For the past two years, every April through September, 63 year-old Carlos Nunez, has been waking up early morning to go water his plants, monitor the garden for about two to four hours… Read more Friday’s Good Read: Water Conservation at Growing Station
Growing Station‘s snazzy kitchen sink planter made the cover of the EPA’s fascinating report on the environmental challenges of growing food on urban brownfields: Just as conventional agriculture can pose risks to farmers, neighbors, and the environment, each urban agriculture scenario poses its own risks. The convened experts developed a list of ideas and a… Read more Growing Station gets the cover treatment in EPA report
View NeighborSpace in a larger map External site In February of 2009, five residents founded Growing Station (now known as El Paseo) community garden. They wanted to grow their own food and contribute to their community. They began searching for a vacant lot to build an organic community vegetable garden, eventually asking Alderman Danny Solis… Read more El Paseo Community Garden