Join a Garden: Community Supported Agriculture
Ever wondered where your produce is grown? Join a local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program and wonder no more.
At Origins Farm in Hanover, Va., owners Alistar and Rebecca work with a small team to grow produce in a responsible way. Shareholders and shoppers at local farmers markets have an opportunity to purchase their produce and meet the farmers themselves.
Consider joining the Origins Farm CSA or search for a local CSA near you.
Start a Garden: Community Supported Agriculture
Local gardening plots are sprouting up everywhere. Have your own how-to guide for gardening? Let us know, and help others get their own garden experience started.
Why Garden? Gardening to Make Beauty Out of Blight
Christianity Today's This Is Our City project recently published the story of Riet Shumack's urban gardening project in Detroit:
Riet Schumack couldn’t believe it when she sensed God calling her to Detroit. “I hate big cities, so when the Lord called us [here]—there was no way around it—we spent many years questioning God,” says the Dutch native. After moving with her husband to the struggling Brightmoor neighborhood in 2006, Riet wondered how she could serve her neighbors. She took an inventory of her passions, and “children” and “gardening” topped the list.
Read more at ChristianityToday.com.
Below is a video on the types of community gardens you can set up in your neighborhood: