Community Garden Initiative
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URBAN GARDEN (MUG) NEWS!
Beds are still available for rent or sponsorships! Learn more
Call for Coordinators and Volunteers! MUG is seeking volunteers
for garden work days and coordinators to assist with operations,
marketing and events. Contact Andrew Douglas at
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If you are interested in
Mesa Urban Garden please look over the following
and check all those of interest.
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Ramada Entry to Garden: Design by David Crummey
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more information about Mesa Urban Garden, contact Donna DiFrancesco at 480-644-3334.
|Benefits of a Community Garden
A Community Garden occurs when you
take a piece of land and share it with friends, neighbors and
community groups for growing vegetables, fruits and flowers.
Benefits to the larger community include
beautifying the area,
turning unused spaces into productive spaces and numerous environmental
benefits. Many community
gardens also provide food to local food banks.
Individual benefits include increasing feelings of community
involvement and pride, health benefits from eating nutritionally
rich foods and from increased activity for physical health.
Community gardens provide "hands-on" learning opportunities
about gardening, the natural world, food and nutrition and more.
A quote from Mesa's Care Partnership website sums it up best:
experience taught us that the community garden produces much
more than food; it is a place where a sense of belonging and
relationships between people from all walks of life easily
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