Category Archives: Community Gardens

Meet Qamaria Amatul-Wadud – GtC Jr. Staff

How long have you been with GtC?For 7 consecutive years Why did you sign up?My mother really wanted me to do something during the summer and she heard of GtC and thought it would be a great program for me … Continue reading

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Urban Agriculture and Youth Development: The New Food System

Check these guys out! Hope we can see the same thing happen in Springfield!!

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Shriners Hospital Farmers’ Market

From left to right: Denis Zenchenko, Natanel Velez, Ruby Maddox            Ahhh, it’s that time of year again, when we don our bright orange GtC shirts, load the produce trailer, and bike our way across several miles of the … Continue reading

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The Other First Ladies of Gardening

Michelle Obama’s spotlight on community gardening and the importance of growing fresh healthy veggies, have been a God-send. Donny’s post reminded me of some of other “first ladies” I know that have given so much to the idea community gardening. … Continue reading

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