A celebration of community gardens and gardeners!
Sunday, September 14
1:00-4:00pm Community Gardens Open for Visits ( MAP and see list below)
4:00-5:30pm Celebration Event at The People’s Garden
Participants will gather at the People’s Garden on 409 Northwestern Parkway (map) for a post-tour celebration featuring refreshments, educational displays, demonstrations and conversations on gardening and starting a community garden. And bring your biggest home-grown tomato for 15Thousand Farmers’ MondoTomato Contest.
The purpose of this event is to give folks who are growing food or interested in growing food an opportunity to see how other urban gardeners are providing food for their families and friends.
Hosted by the Food in Neighborhoods Community Coalition. Other partners include Louisville Grows, U of K County Extension Service, Metro Louisville Office of Economic Development & 15Thousand Farmers.
Participating gardens include:
Billy Goat Hill Garden, 2004 Payne Street, 40206 Clifton
Blackacre Conservancy Garden, 3200 Tucker Station Road, 40299 Grenden Fields
Briargate Community Garden, 2100 Upper Hunters Trace, 40216 Shively
East Main Street Garden, 814 East Main Street, 40206, Butchertown
Emerson Garden, 1100 Sylvia Street, 40217 Merriwether
Farnsley Moreman Garden, 7400 Moorman Road, 40272 Valley Station
Goodness Garden, 1229 South Seventh Street, 40202, Old Louisville
Old Louisville Community Garden, 1221 Brook Street, 40203, Old Louisville
Parkland Garden, 28th & Dumesnil, 40211 Parkland
The People’s Garden, 409 Northwestern Parkway, 40212 Shawnee
Seventh Street Garden, 3221 7th Street Road, 40216 South End
Shawnee Garden of Principles, 303 Amy Avenue, 40212 Shawnee
The Food In Neighborhoods Community Coalition welcomes Louisville residents to its August 13 meeting at the Shawnee Library at 6PM on 3912 W Broadway. Come discuss your concerns about the Louisville food system. New voices are encouraged and welcomed to participate! Brainstorm about leaders in your organization and neighborhood and come prepared to share your thoughts. Invite friends, neighbors, and family to this open space. We hope to see you there!
The Food In Neighborhoods Community Coalition is having its second meeting next week on July 9 at the Shawnee Library at 6:00 PM. Come by to voice your concerns about issues affecting your area. New members are encouraged to come, especially Shawnee residents. If you have any questions, please email Erin Bridges.
The FIN Community Coalition will be getting together for its second meeting next week on Wednesday, June 19 at the Shawnee Arts & Cultural Center at 6:00 PM. Please stop by to voice your concerns about issues affecting your area. New members are encouraged to come. If you have any questions, please email Erin Bridges.
Power Members for Food will also be holding a meeting at this space at 5:30 PM.