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Food growing for veterans

According to Feeding America, the country’s largest hunger relief organization, 20% of the 40 million people served by its 200 food banks and their networks are veterans.

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The GardenWorks Project is proud to support local hunger relief efforts through our Community Gardening Program.
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Food Growers Blog

Hello! I thought I’d take a moment to let you know what I’ve been up to lately: Getting ready to garden!

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Over the last month, we have been inundated with messages from individuals looking to build gardens.

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It's the first week of April, and nothing brings me more joy than the first signs of Spring!

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Food Growers Blog

With snow on the ground and the occasional subzero windchill, it’s hard to imagine that spring will eventually be here.  This is a great time to raise your spirits by planning your spring garden!

 

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Morgan Abate joins GardenWorks

The GardenWorks Project is thrilled to welcome Morgan Abate to our team as the Marketing and Operations Associate. A passionate food justice and public health advocate, Morgan started volunteering with GardenWorks last year as a garden coordinator and launched the GardenWorks Food Readers’ Club in Fall 2019. We are excited to have her nonprofit and marketing expertise to help build awareness of The GardenWorks Project’s mission and programs. 

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Executive Director's reflections

I woke up Monday morning wearied by the weekend’s onslaught of emails about COVID-19, the region’s toilet paper shortage, and my general anxieties about the health of my family. And I worried about the amount of food in my pantry for myself and my family.

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Garden Builds 2020

What is a GardenLeader?

If you are looking to get more involved with GardenWorks this year, we have many opportunities during Garden Build Season to get your skills working for the good of your neighbors!

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Community Gardening Support Program Applications Accepted

Again, for the fourth year in a row, The GardenWorks Project Community Garden Support Program is pleased to offer a resource grant to select organizations that desire to begin or enhance a community gardening project.

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#GivingTuesday 2019

Why give on #GivingTuesday? GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. 

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