Posted in News on March 30, 2013
McDonough Community Garden to Enhance Local Community Garden with Support from a ScottsMiracle-Gro GRO1000 Grassroots Grant
Grant program to help local communities through garden and green space development
Richmond, VA March 30, 2013 – Friends of McDonough Community Garden today announced the improvement of its community garden at the intersection of 33rd St and Forest Hill Ave. The garden is part of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s GRO1000 initiative, designed to create 1,000 gardens and green spaces throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe by 2018, the Company’s 150th anniversary. (more…)
Posted in News on March 26, 2013
Please help the organizers of Happily Natural Day win $10,000 to start an urban farm in RVA by voting online for #RVAFARMS today and for the next two days. If you ever appreciated Happily Natural Day, or the work that we do in the community please show your support today by voting and inspiring your friends to vote for us – as we seek to help mitigate the negative effects of food deserts for low income communities in RVA.
Vote Here: http://www.ie-rva.org/vote/?vote=2474
RVA Farms will operate an urban farm in the city of Richmond, Virginia that sells fresh organic fruits and vegetables in food deserts. Our urban farm will feature hoop houses, an outdoor demonstration garden and learning pavilion. We will be Richmond’s first urban farm B-Corporation.
Posted in News on February 1, 2013
Richmond Grows Gardens Presents the Urban Agriculture Learning Series.
>Grow your own food<
Six instructional classes and informative workshops offered starting Feb 16th 2013.
Branch’s Baptist, 3400 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond VA 23224
Saturdays 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Through March 23rd.
Free and open to the public.
Brought to you by Richmond Grows Gardens, Richmond Public Library, The City of Richmond, and Richmond Noir Market.
register by emailing: RichmondGrowsGardens@richmondgov.com