LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky city will is considering new rules that would help local residents purchase abandoned properties in their neighborhoods, especially if they plan to turn them into owner-occupied homes.
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle will hold a citywide “day of service” in May offering thousands of volunteer opportunities in an event Mayor Bruce Harrell hopes will be a symbol of how his administration plans to beautify the city.
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Be on the lookout for the produce poachers.
Hundreds of pounds of vegetables were stolen from a community garden in suburban Detroit.
The garden is outside the senior center in Macomb County's Clinton Township.
NEW YORK (AP) — On an assemblage of vacant lots and other pockets of unused land in the Bronx, gardeners from low-income neighborhoods have banded together to create over a dozen “farm hubs,” coordinating their community gardens and their harvest.
WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (AP) — Derissa Davis’ energy seemed to know no bounds on May 8 as she pursued her community’s vision of turning an abandoned lot into a vegetable garden that will serve families in the surrounding food desert.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest city is removing invasive trees from one of its public spaces to restore views of the Fore River...
SEATTLE (AP) — Police will return to an area of a Seattle neighborhood being occupied by protesters if there are threats to public safety, the chief of police said after a business owner complained that officers didn’t respond when he called 911 to report a break-in and vandalism...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A stolen baby goat was returned home to its community garden in Baltimore late Tuesday night, police said...
The 35-plot community garden on 11th Avenue in Longmont has a waitlist each year and, with only four raised beds, it's nearly impossible to gain access to one.
"We currently have four raised garden beds, but they have been consistently spoken for since the garden opened in 2009," said Megan Reehl, the operations manager for Growing Gardens, the local nonprofit responsible for the community garden on 11th Avenue.
DeKALB – As the year draws to a close, the DeKalb County Community Gardens mobile food pantry announced it has served more than 17,000 people in the county over a year and a half of operation.
Dan Kenney, founder and executive director for DeKalb County Community Gardens, said that includes more than 9,000 households served in the county.
DeKalb Corn Fest recently donated $7,500 of its proceeds from the 2018 festival to two organizations and one local family. DeKalb County Community Gardens received a $2,500 donation. DCCG is an innovative approach to end hunger and food insecurity in DeKalb County by providing access to fresh, local, sustainably grown organic vegetables for all who may be in need.
Three trees stood in silent vigil on a warm Wednesday afternoon in May at the Tres Angeles Community Garden on the corner of 8th and Tyler Streets in memory of the three young children decapitated there a little more than 15 years ago.
San Jacinto County residents may soon find some relief from the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey as the Community and Children's Impact Center is taking steps to create a garden to provide more food for needy residents.
Lawrenceville residents are transforming a decommissioned 1951 Pittsburgh playground into a urban greenspace complete with 25 fruit trees, herbs, community gardens and space for kids to play.
Pittsburgh City Council on Wednesday gave unanimous approval for the Department of Public Works to maintain the parklet at 54th and Duncan streets.
At the far end of the Arizona State University Lake Havasu City campus, is a space that is no bigger than a hotel pool. In fact, this was what it once was prior to the school purchasing the hotel and turning it into dorm rooms.
More than an acre of desert land on Moyo Drive will be converted into a community garden next year for Havasu residents.
The Les Galst Community Garden lies nearly adjacent to New Horizons Center, a community organization for retired and disabled individuals that is leading efforts to build the site.
Central Washington University’s community garden is putting down roots.
After starting with limited resources in 2013, the garden now has steady funding and is offered as a for-credit class, said Central Washington University professor Rebecca Pearson.
DeKalb County Community Gardens received a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to help fund the first mobile fresh food pantry for the county.
The Grow Mobile and Traveling Health Oasis is a new program that DCCG is launching with collaboration from Northern Illinois University, Kishwaukee Hospital and Northwestern Medicine, Voluntary Action Center, Live Healthy DeKalb County, the DeKalb County Health Department, DeKalb County, and the city of DeKalb.
Members of the DeKalb community set out Tuesday to complete upkeep of St. Mary Catholic Church and tend to their gardens at the DeKalb County Community Gardens.
Dozens of supporters of a West Philadelphia garden that had been slated to be sold to a local developer broke out in cheers Wednesday after the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority board unanimously rejected the controversial deal.
A beloved West Philadelphia community garden is on the chopping block at Wednesday’s Redevelopment Authority meeting.
The authority’s board will be voting on the sale of the garden at Powelton Avenue and Wiota Street to a developer who wants to build eight single family homes in its place.
The DeKalb/Sycamore chapter of 100+ Women Who Care recently voted to support the work of DeKalb County Community Gardens.
The 100+ Women Who Care organization started with a simple fundraising concept: Each member commits to writing a check for $100 to one of three charities that is presented at a meeting.
The Huffman Education Foundation enabled life skills students to build a community garden, elementary students to learn robotics and high school students to know more than just the Spanish language.
There’s nothing like a vernal equinox to put a person in the mood to dig up dirt.
At least that’s what Charles Bradley is hoping.
Last year, there were plots in Portage’s Community Gardens, on Silver Lake Drive, that went unclaimed and untilled, said Bradley, who is instrumental in overseeing the Community Garden program.
GREENWICH — Greenwich Community Gardens hopes to add seeds to water, food, clothing and shelter as survival necessities.
To draw attention to their importance, the organization is showing “SEED: The Untold Story” from 6 to 9 p.m.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A maple syrup expert will lead a workshop and demonstration on maple tree tapping next week at the University of Louisville...
Dare to think, or dream, about spring -- despite Punxsutawney Phil.