Common Ground Clarksville Community Garden is Almost Full – August 2017

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Community Garden Near Capacity The Common Ground Clarksville Community Garden currently has ten spaces left! This partnership between Health4U Lamar and Red River Counties, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Red River County A&M Argri-Life Extension Office, and Red River County: Zip Code Connection is bringing diverse people together through gardening. Community residents can sign up to get a space to plant … Read More

Welcoming Your Neighbor: Is Your Church Ready for a Community Garden? March 2017

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Giving Garden of Carrollton hosted by Aldersgate UMC

Hosting a community garden on church property can be an amazing experience for a congregation and can bring new life into the members, while connecting the church to the neighborhood in an entirely new way. Additionally, The United Methodist Church has adopted social principles around food justice (BOR p. 48) that encourage us to increase access to quality food for those with the fewest resources. Small-scale agriculture opportunities are affirmed in the social principles as opportunities for communities to feed themselves.