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Group wants to grow communiversity garden

Jo Cessna, culinary instructor with KishHealth Systems, gives a demonstration on how clean, store and cook early spring greens at a DeKalb County Community Gardens meeting. The meeting — the first of the year — was Tuesday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 158 N. Fourth St. Meetings are the first Monday of every month.

Colin Finnegan

March 5, 2014

DeKalb County Community Gardens discussed its plan to grow a food forest and a communiversity garden near campus during its Tuesday meeting.The DeKalb County Community Gardens organization had its first meeting of the year at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 158 N. Fourth St.The group has 200 gardens...

County gardens looking for volunteers

Kaylie Provenzano

October 2, 2013

The County Community Gardens are seeking volunteers to help harvest fall produce.The garden’s board aims to donate more than 100 pounds of produce, primarily butternut squash. The gardens are located throughout DeKalb at schools, medical clinics and businesses and provide fresh food to local pantries. Amer...

DeKalb County Community Gardens teaches community members to grow their own food

Felix Sarver

March 27, 2012

DeKalb county residents are growing vegetables and skills with community gardens. The DeKalb County Community Gardens (DCCG) is a group educating people in gardening and promoting gardens, said Tom Riley, president of the DeKalb Area Garden Club. The group hopes to make a social impact in impoverishe...