APPLICATION DEADLINE: November 17, 2011
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: NIFA requests applications for the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (CFPCGP) for fiscal year (FY) 2012 to support: (1) the development of Community Food Projects with a one-time infusion of federal dollars to make such projects self-sustaining; (2) Planning Projects to assess the food security needs and plan long-term solutions to help ensure food security in communities; and (3) a project that…Continue
Added by Andrea Odle on September 26, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments
After reading the details of the proposal for drastic budget cuts to Seattle Community Centers made by Councilmember Sally Bagshaw and Mayor Mike McGinn, I wrote a letter of support for Magnuson Community Center. It is posted at www.greenlightgardening.blogspot.com
If you would like to add your support for Magnuson, please write an email to Mike.Mcginn@seattle.gov and…Continue
Added by Emily Bishton on September 23, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
Earlier this year the Meadowbrook Community Gardens and Orchards Guild held a study circle of Martin Crawford's excellent new book, Creating a Forest Garden. The book is comprehensive, practical and accessible by even beginning gardeners. I would liken it to Sunset's Western Garden Book for the environmentally aware.
One of the key practices we can pursue towards the goal of reducing carbon emissions into the atmosphere is to convert our gardens to no-dig, low-irrigation,…Continue
Added by Keith Mastenbrook on September 16, 2011 at 2:14pm — No Comments
...this garden is slighty out of control, I would like to see it improved b4 school starts 9/7. Want to volunteer?
Lisa (360) 292-3439
Added by Lisa Marcus on September 1, 2011 at 7:55pm — No Comments