The idea of a
What is a
It is a designated portion of
land that is divided into plots for local residents to use. Some, such as the
Many gardens also encourage activities such as work days, fundraisers, and social gatherings. Community garden organizers typically say that "growing community" is as important as growing vegetables, or as the American Community Gardening Association puts it, "in community gardening, 'community' comes first"
v Provides a catalyst for community and neighborhood development
v Beautifies neighborhoods
v Produces nutritious foods and reduces family grocery budgets
v Reduces crime
v Preserves green space
v Generate income opportunities and economic development
v Creates an opportunity for recreation, exercise, therapy, and education
How can I get involved?
So far, meetings are held every Thursday at 630pm at the Berwyn Cafe. Four areas of organization are being focused on: Outreach, Resources, Land, and Organization.
We welcome all ideas and folks