First Christian Church Community Garden – Hartford City, Indiana

Article written by Pastor Keith of First Christian Church in Hartford City, Indiana

In the fall of 2011, Wayne and Anita McCardle, members of First Christian Church in Hartford City, purchased and razed an abandoned property adjacent to the church. Soon after, they gave the lot to the church. As the members and church board reflected upon how best to …[ continue reading ]

Community Gardens Share a Commitment to Giving Back

Rocky Ripple’s Burkhart Community Garden and the Felege Hiywot Center Garden in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood of Indianapolis share a common commitment to giving back to their communities.

Burkhart Community Garden (Town of Rocky Ripple, IN)

Burkhart Community Garden participants host an annual garden party, organize educational workshops, share produce with fellow neighbors and donate food to local pantries through their …[ continue reading ]

Friendships Blossom at Community Garden Party at Trinity Baptist

Thanks and praises go out to Trinity Baptist Garden in Gary for hosting a beautiful Community Garden Party on August 18th! This was a mass action organized by Sustainable Indiana 2016 and garden parties were held at community gardens all across the state.

Stewart House volunteers met Rev. Dwight Gardner and Master Gardener and Master Deacon Ron Jones and the …[ continue reading ]

Madison, Indiana Garden Party

What do Mary Kraft, Pam Lanham, Matthew Long, Connie Stapleton and Bob Kraft have in common? They are all engaged as volunteers in restoring the gardens of historic places in Madison. And all were on hand to celebrate their accomplishments and dreams for the pioneer garden at the Talbott-Hyatt historic home. They gave tours and shared their dreams with guests …[ continue reading ]

Highlights from Magical Community Garden Celebration Frankfort, Indiana

A Community Garden Celebration event was held on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at the Purdue Extension office with 28 in attendance. The garden project was coordinated by Claudia Houchen, Clinton County Family Nutrition Program Assistant with the Purdue Extension. The garden is located in an empty lot beside the Boys and Girls Club where 15 families maintain the garden.

At …[ continue reading ]


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