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The Urban Progressive Garden Project

The Urban Progressive Garden Project - Washington DC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnQmgHTpaEI

Here is my Winter Garden http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVjrGerpkHg&list=UUMdofuz-XQSQnvlFsGONQlg&index=1

Our Current Community Garden Plot 50' x 25' in Northwest Washington DC

Goal: Demonstrate, Engage and Inspire Local Washington DC Urban residents  on how to grow organic plant-based produce to live a healthier/sustainable life and replicate what they learn by workshops in the garden and monthly meetups. 

Target Audience:  75

 

    Metro/Washington DC Area residents 

    African-Americans with health issues

    At Risk Students as Interns

(Note: Have been working with this population for two years in Washington DC)

 This past years juice/gardening group

 

Where it's at:

Oglethorpe St & Blair Rd NW
Washington, DC 20012
United States

Garden type:

demonstration/education garden

Garden size (in square feet):

1250

Garden beneficiaries:

Urban, African-American, Low Income, Health Risk and at-risk youth

Number of people reached:

100

What this project needs:

funds
tools
seeds
seedlings
lumber
compost bin

Project leaders:

Denise "DeeNice" Rhodes
Sandra Tucker

About us:

KGI is a nonprofit community of over 30,000 people who are growing some of our own food and helping others to do the same.  

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Kitchen Gardeners International
3 Powderhorn Drive,
Scarborough, ME, 04074, USA
info@kgi.org
(207) 956-0606