More about Community Garden Day:
This day recognizes the contributions of community gardeners to the health, vitality and livability of their communities, and also serves as an opportunity to spread awareness about the Multiple Benefits of Community Gardens
to the public. More about Community Gardening in MN is available in the most recent Snapshot of Community Gardening in MN
, published by Gardening Matters.
Check out the map of participating gardens and plan your day!
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All community gardens in Minnesota are invited to participate!How can your garden participate?
Plan a fun event in your community garden on September 19th, and invite your friends, neighbors, local businesses, politicians... Be creative! In the past, gardens have held potlucks, hosted live bands, plays, tomato tastings and more. Gardeners and community members plan the events, and Gardening Matters helps publicize.If you'd like to host an event on September 19th and join in this great big community gardening party, we need to hear from you by August 10th
! Use this online form
submit your garden's event details to Gardening Matters!
Gardening Matters will also be working with public officials who will officially declare September 19, 2015 Community Garden Day. Stay tuned for a list of City and County proclamations recognizing the day and the efforts of thousands of gardeners across the state to make their communities more beautiful, livable, and vital!