Green Zones Event…and Urban Ag Spring Start?

April 3, 2009 at 7:17 am 2 comments

wargardensvictorious-wright1Check out the updated page for Green Zones: From the War Garden to Your Garden, a presentation on Victory Gardens, the Women’s Land Army of America, and how/why gardeners are growing their own food today. The event takes place on Tues., May 5, starting at 5:30pm at Firehouse 13, 41 Central St. in Providence.

A plan is stirring to hold an Urban Agriculture Spring Start Party afterwards. This will include seed/plant swapping, exchanging ideas, food, music, and kicking off the garden season together.

Community gardeners, backyard gardeners, local foodies, green folks, farmers, teachers, kids. . .can you help out with this emerging event?  Contact me at szurier at wesleyan dot edu or leave a comment, and I’ll be in touch.


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  • 1. Cornelia  |  April 3, 2009 at 12:28 pm

    Would love to help. At the very least, we will promote it on the site and blog. I’ll probably have leftover seeds from our seedball making event on the 17th of April – we could do it all over again at the party!

  • 2. greenzonegarden  |  April 5, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    Ooooh. Seedball making event? Where? Could you email me your email address, so I can get in touch about seeds and such? szurier at wesleyan dot edu


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