Small grants for community gardens benefitting low income families available to those interested…
Please pardon the cross posting.
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
Great news! With the help of our partner Darden Restaurant Foundation, NRPA is making available grants ranging from $2,500 to $7,500 to support community gardens! Get more info and apply here: www.nrpa.org/garden/
Grow Your Park
Community Gardening Handbook
NRPA has produced a specifically designed for park and recreation agencies to plan, fund, implement, and sustain community garden programs. This resource will help park and recreation professionals better serve their communities by increasing youth participation, nutritional awareness, and stewardship.
Cindy Reeves, PhD, MPH
National Program Leader for Nutrition & Health
Division of Family and Consumer Sciences
Strengthening Families, Farms, Communities and the Economy
USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
voice-202 720-0742 fax-202-720-9366
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