Community Gardens in North Minneapolis!

A memo from Ed Brown At Oasis of Love Garden says:

HELLO — PSP !!!   EVERYBODY JOIN US at 2304 Emerson Ave North

AGAPE KIDS AND FAMILY GARDEN will host a tour (listed in Garden Day Directory) from 1:30-3:30 p.m. on Saturday.  We’ll have prizes for the best “top chef” garden fresh recipe and garden poster art contest.  People can share their garden stories during our open mike.  There’ll be garden tasting, music, and fun.
EBB
OASIS of Love, Inc.
2304 Emerson Avenue North
612/529-6055 or 612/287-9775
preferred email:  oasisofloveinc@comcast.net
S1770148
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GardeningMatters.org says:
Remember there are tons of other gardens and fun activities on Saturday Aug 10th. Check out the website gardening matters.org for maps and lists.
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A Memo from Chris Kosowski: North End Community Garden, with the Project Sweetie Pie plot, is having an open house celebration too!  Contact Anita Wallace (walla027@umn.edu) for details.

Thanks, Chris Kosowski
It starts in a garden
Here is the Northside Community Garden as well!

 

 

 

 

 

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Here are other gardens all over the city, many in north Minneapolis have been tended by the Project Sweetie Pie/AfroEco/EJAM STEP-UP students this summer:

AGAPE/OASIS Kids & Family Garden Project 2305 Emerson Ave N. Join us for food, art, music, open mic garden storytelling, and prizes for winners of the “top chef garden recipe contest!” 1:30-3:30pm. www.oasisofloveinc.org

Common Ground 52nd & Newton Ave N. Come see the native prairie area, winding shady path, herb garden, and raised vegetable beds. 11:00am-12:30pm. More info: 763-561-1616

Emerson Place Garden 25th Ave N & Emerson Ave N Homemade lemonade, garden tours, and newly installed bee hives! 4-6pm 

Hawthorne EcoVillage Community Garden 3100 Lyndale Ave N. Stop in for a snack, garden tour, and more info about our energy efficiency, fore-closure/crime prevention, and other community-based initiatives! 3:00-5:00pm. Facebook- HawthorneEcovillageCommunityGarden

JD Rivers Children’s Garden 2900 Glenwood Ave. Youth will prepare gar-den snacks, provide tours of the garden, and lead scavenger hunts in the garden for kids. 11:30am-1:30pm. More info: 612 499-9248

Kwanzaa Church Community Garden & EJAM 2100 Emerson Ave. N. Fun, kid-friendly event will include demonstration of compressed earth blocks as a construction form! 10am-Noon www.facebook.com/EJAMN.org

North End Community Garden Lowry and Penn Ave N. Snacks, art pro-jects, and garden tours! 12:00-2:00pm. More info: 612-716-1453

The Olive Garden 1422 Oliver Ave N Celebration of “Gardens Galore” in N Mpls with Project Sweetie Pie & Afro Eco. Music, speakers, kids activities, & more! Sisters Camelot will bring their bus and distribute vegetables  2-4pm projectsweetiepie.org or info@projectsweetiepie.org

Project Superman Neighborhood Garden 2028 Sheridan Ave N. & Garden of Eating Diabetic Garden 3001 James Ave N. Food, music, games, & more! 12:00-2:30pm. More info: supermanproject.rh@gmail.com or 612-600-3744

St. Olaf Community Campus Farm 2901 Emerson Ave N. Harvest feast featuring youth-grown veggies, youth-led garden tours, bouncy castle, face painting, garden games, and more! 2:00-4:00pm. youthfarmmn.org

Washington Community Garden 3346 Washington Ave N Light snacks, tour led by Hmong gardeners, educational opportunities, and support Go Motor shop. 10:30am-1:30pm More info: 612-721-0122 or capiusa.org

WE WIN Institute 621 Elwood Ave N. African drumming & dance, food, kids activities, & garden tour! 11:00am-1:00pm. More info: 612-721-2364

MINNEAPOLIS: SOUTHSIDE 

Fresh Food On 4th 4000 4th Ave S. Collard Green Cook-Off and tasting, a gardening skill share, and many more gardening activities for adults and youth. 12:00pm-2:00pm. More info: 612-280-7072

Jardin Paraiso/Paradise Garden 3405 Chicago Ave. Demos and recipes for purslane, or verdolagas, the edible plant considered a “weed” here. 10am-noon. More info: silvia@corcoranneighborhood.org

Southside Star Community Garden 4100 South 32nd Ave Join us for sto-rytime with Roosevelt Library from 5-5:30pm. The rest of the evening will be filled with food, discussion, kids activities, and tours. 4:00-8:00pm. More info: 612-968-4777

Windom Community Garden 62nd St & Nicollet Ave Potluck picnic, lemon-ade & cookies provided. Face painting, scavenger hunt, crafts, & musical jam—bring your instruments! 4:30-6:30pm. More info: 612-423-7554

MINNEAPOLIS: NORTHEAST/SOUTHEAST 

Alley Cat Community Garden 3606 . Van Buren St NE Mingle with some gardeners and enjoy acoustic music, face painting, and an art project for kids. Please park on Columbia Pkwy, and walk down alley between Van Buren and Architect. 1:30-3:00pm. More info: 612-703-2102

Fairshare Farm and Como Corner 1000 22nd Ave SE Como Corner Commotion Block Party: Local vendors, artists, musicians, food, and presentations by Como Corner and FairShare Farm gardeners. 12-6pm. www.secomo.org

Foundry Community Garden 349 13th Ave NE Join us for music and a tour of gardens and surrounding businesses. 12:00-4:00pm. More info: 608-628-5432

NE United Methodist Community Garden 2510 Cleveland St NE. Demo for garden markers, recycled garden art projects, and tours led by gardeners! 2:00-5:00pm. More info: 612-789-7462

Prospect Park Community Gardens- Yale 1401 Yale Ave SE Snacks from the onsite brick oven using fresh garden ingredients served from noon-3pm. 10am-3pm. ppcg.info@gmail.com

Waite Park Community Garden 3601 Lincoln St NE. Take an evening stroll through the garden and sample some garden produce! 6:30-8:30pm. wpccngmember@gmail.com or find on Facebook

COMMUNITY GARDEN DAY IS SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013! 

www.gardeningmatters.org 612-821-2358

 

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