September 10, 2016. Don’t miss it!
REAPING THE HARVEST FESTIVAL
It’s that time again. The RRCCG is celebrating fall by Reaping the Harvest at 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 celebrate with us as we highlight summer foods such as okra, collards, squash, and purplehull peas. Enjoy trying tasty samples by local chefs, getting free health checks ups, and planting your own salad bowl. Bring the family and chairs to celebrate with us.
Please consider making a donation to the Red River Coalition of Community Gardeners today.
Your donation supports youth and community gardens in our area – “We Create Gathering Places Where People Grow Together.”
It’s easy…click here https://giveforgoodnla.org/npo/red-river-coalition-of-community-gardeners
The community gardens have all completed their fall plantings and we are preparing for the next Greens on the Red in 2017. Start planning which type of greens you will champion. Will it be raddicio or kale? Or maybe swiss chard or cabbage? We can hardly wait to see.
It’s almost here! The 3rd annual Greens on the Red festival is March 13th, 2016 at the parking lot next to Noel Methodist on Herndon st and Stephens st. Sunday 2pm to 4pm. Everything is free and open to the public. There will be Garden yoga, music, and yummy greens to taste. Don’t forget the Gumbo Z’herbes! So come out and EAT YOUR GREENS!
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.