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Community garden planned for downtown LaPorte

LAPORTE | Fresh vegetables could be growing right in downtown LaPorte next summer.

November 10, 2013 6:15 pm
Feast celebrates community garden success

Feast celebrates community garden success

HAMMOND | Living Waters Missionary Baptist Church celebrated the harvest from its first community garden recently with an Autumn Feast of vegetables.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Community garden increases security after rash of thefts

Community garden increases security after rash of thefts

GARY | Near the city's decaying downtown, Brother's Keeper community garden is finally getting a chance to grow.

September 29, 2013 6:15 pm
Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

HAMMOND | The Rev. Virginia Tate was excited to show off a small eggplant growing at her Living Waters Missionary Baptist Church this week.

July 18, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

Carlotta Blake-King, right, works on the new community garden Wednesday at Living Waters Missionary Baptist Church in Hammond.

July 17, 2013 7:02 pm
Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

The community garden at Living Waters Missionary Baptist Church in Hammond is co-sponsored by Grow NWI, the GROW Young Parents Center at the church and The Calumet Project.

July 17, 2013 7:02 pm
Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

Groups, Hammond church team up for community garden

Jimmie Singleton, left, helps 9-year-old Chris McGee water the new community garden Wednesday at Living Waters Missionary Baptist Church in Hammond. The garden is the latest joint venture by Grow NWI to place raised garden beds throughout the region.

July 17, 2013 7:02 pm
Hobart's 'green initiative' part of a growing trend

Hobart's 'green initiative' part of a growing trend

HOBART | The heirloom tomatoes, strawberries and herbs Linda Papp is growing in her community garden plot won't go to waste.

May 24, 2013 12:00 am
Garden grows to teach, help others at Woodland Park

Garden grows to teach, help others at Woodland Park

PORTAGE | Allen Hagan is hoping everyone will come out to see the new community garden at Woodland Park.

May 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Hobart officials planting seeds for new community garden

Hobart officials planting seeds for new community garden

HOBART | The idea for a Hobart community garden was planted a couple of years ago, but this time plans are firmly taking root.

April 23, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Green thumbs just waiting for the white to melt

VALPARAISO | With the recent flurry of snow showers, gardening might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but Valparaiso is gearing up for another community gardens season.

March 09, 2013 8:04 pm
Community Garden at Valpo Parks through Fit City initiative

Community Garden at Valpo Parks through Fit City initiative

VALPARAISO | The Community Garden at Foundation Meadows Park now has garden plots available for the 2013 season. Located at 3210 N. Campbell St., the Community Garden is available for planting, growing and harvesting from May through October. Grow your own fruits, flowers, vegetables, and mo…

March 07, 2013 8:04 pm

Community Garden Workshop

Horticulturist Matt Brown leads free workshops at the Community Garden at Sunset Hill Farm County Park every Tuesday and Thursday from 8 to 10 a.m. He will demonstrate planting techniques, show what is available for harvest, and discuss the mission and goals of the community garden project. …

July 12, 2012 12:00 am
Valparaiso community garden was almost a no-grow

Valparaiso community garden was almost a no-grow

VALPARAISO | It was beginning to look like someone put a curse on the city's effort to start community gardens to grow vegetables for needy families.

July 11, 2012 7:15 pm
Community garden receives blessing

Community garden receives blessing

June 20, 2012 12:00 am
Volunteers help create Portage community garden

Volunteers help create Portage community garden

Allen Hagan, gardener and former farmer, helped design and plant Portage's first community garden Saturday evening at Frank Gilbert Memorial Park. Allen had the help of local Girl Scouts, members of the Portage Food Pantry, members of the Portage Garden Club, and local residents, as well as …

May 19, 2012 7:13 pm
Volunteers help create Portage community garden

Volunteers help create Portage community garden

Volunteers from the Portage Food Pantry, local Girl Scout troops, the Portage Garden Club, Portage residents, and members of the Portage Parks Department gathered Saturday evening to plant Portage's first community garden at Frank Gilbert Memorial Park. One-third of the garden's harvest will…

May 19, 2012 7:15 pm
Volunteers help create Portage community garden

Volunteers help create Portage community garden

Angel Klechner, with Girl Scout Troop 30292, helped plant Portage's first community garden Saturday at Frank Gilbert Memorial Park. One-third of the garden's harvest will go to the Portage Food Pantry, and the rest will be shared among the volunteers.

May 19, 2012 7:15 pm
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