The Red River Coalition of Community Gardens will celebrating Fall by kicking off the grand opening of the We Grow Together! Campus on Martha St at Herndon St intersection in Stonerhill subdivision of Shreveport Louisiana, one block west of Caddo Magnet High School (on Viking Drive). Come harvest purple hull peas, plant a fall garden, sample seasonal foods, and learn interesting health facts with us. Bring your own chair to the event. The festivities take place Saturday, September 12th, 2015, !0am to noon. For more information, call 318 840 1565 Or find us on Facebook.
The 2nd annual Greens on the Red festival is coming March 15th, 2015, in the Highland Community garden at the corner of Stephens and Herndon, in Shreveport, LA. This year is bigger and better so don’t miss it. March 15th 2-4 pm. See you there.
The first meeting of the new year will be January 6, 2015 from 5:30-6:30pm at the Highland center at corner of Olive st and Stephen st in Shreveport, LA.
The Coalition’s next meeting will be Tuesday, 12/02/14, at 5:30 pm in Noel Methodist on the corner of Highland and Herndon in Shreveport. For more information, call Mary Dumars at 318 840 1565.
Our monthly meeting is tomorrow, July 1st, at 5:30pm at the Highland Center. Garden topic is Site Selection. Snack will be fresh picked edamame.
5) Put the stake into the ground near the squash or any vegetables you want to protect and within a day, you’ll start seeing results
All, come join us each Monday morning from 0900-1000ish at Valencia. Some of the items we are working on:
Clearing the walkways of grass then laying down newspapers and sawdust to prevent the grass from growning again
Statt of a compost pile that we can actually use
Work with the Youth Urban Farmers on maintaining the garden
Bring your own containers for the container gardening sessions at NW LA Interfaith Pharmacy. Examples of containers include old pots, buckets, shoes, anything that can hold soil and drain water.
June 15th, 2014, RRCCG will celebrate its 5th birthday. Tour 3 community gardens from 2pm to 5pm along Olive St. in Shreveport. Each garden will offer a learning activity and a healthy seasonal snack. Save room for salad, soup, and Birthday cake! See you there!