Organic Consumers Association, 6771 S. Silver Hill Drive, Finland, MN 55603. 218-226-4164.
NoNais.org—Sugar Mountain Farm, West Topsham, VT 05086
Ploughshare Farm’s Food for Folk Project—320-763-3191, ext. 5.
School of Minnesota Plant Sale—May 12, 13 and 14 at MN State Fair
Grandstand. More than 1,700 varieties of plants will be available. Call 651-917-0636.
The Green Guide
The Green Institute. 612-278-7100.
2801 21st Ave. S., Suite 110, Mpls., MN 55407
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Great Plains Institute
For more information on how to start a community garden or to find one near
you, contact the Urban Lands program of the Sustainable
Resources Center (612-870-4255 or 612-872-3283). The Minnesota Green program
of the Minnesota Horticultural Society has an excellent publication entitled
“Creating Community Gardens, A Handbook for Planning and Creating Community
Gardens to Beautify and Enhance Cities and Towns.” This can be obtained
by calling Vicky Vogels at Minnesota Green at 651-643-3601.
Call City of Minneapolis info
at 3-1-1 for the neighborhood group in your area for info on community garden
deadlines and/or fees. This is the time of year to sign up—garden plots
are usually first-come, first-served basis.
Farm in the City Summer Youth Program
Harvesting the Imagination—Designed for children ages 7 to 12, the Farm
in the City Summer Youth Program combines art, gardening, cooking and environmental
stewardship. Activities include learning horticulture, preparing healthy food,
creating art connected to the natural world and investigating ways to care for
WHERE: Dunning Recreation Center
WHEN: Six weeks, June 19 through July 27, Monday-Thursday,
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (except July 3-7, M,W,Th,F)
COST: $95 per Week, Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.