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Volunteers build backyard garden beds with a northside family in partnership with Northside Inter-Community Agency (NICA).
Building relationships with leaders of community gardens in our area, we've helped provide resources and networking opportunities. Members of this group are also available to answer questions about starting new community gardens.
Noticing a shortage of information on gardening suitable for North Texas' unique climate, the group's first initiative was to develop a simple curriculum for beginning gardeners on a budget. The result is a curriculum with 4 sets of easy lessons to get a garden started and thriving.
Download our lesson plans on:
Read our Report on a pilot of the curriculum with Northside Inter-Community Agency last spring.
Looking to increase access to fresh, healthy produce, this working group develops programs to support community, school, and backyard gardens as well as urban agriculture initiatives.
Broadly, the plans for the next few years include: