This summer, the Urban Gardening Coalition is hosting after-school summer garden club at North Waco Elementary and Crest View Elementary Schools. We’ve been focusing our lessons on the USDA’s Choose My Plate Campaign – raising awareness amongst the kiddos that at meal time, at least half of our plates should be filled with nutritious, delicious… More Playing with our Food at Summer Garden Club.
Thanks to Kourtney Schopper, the Urban Gardening Coalition officially has a logo! View below to see our official seal (the fancy-dancy one in color) and our basic logo (the black-and-white).
Below is a great list of resources for learning about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. As suggested by Coalition-member Linda Lewis. Three books for general reference: The Strength to Love, Where Do We Go From Here: From Chaos to Community and America During the King Years. National service day website: MLKDay.gov. Songs/Videos:… More Learning About the Man Behind the Day.
Join the Urban Gardening Coalition for the first of its Foxfire Friday Workshops. Friday, December 3 – at 5pm, we’ll be making soap with goat-lady Jessica Bullock. Jessica will be leading the group making one batch of soap (which takes about 2-2 1/2 hours). Participants will learn hands-on how to make soap their own homes. … More Foxfire Friday: Soap-making Workshop.
Here and There Interactive Art Show – hosted by Waco Arts Initiative and Project (254). 10:00am – 3:00pm. Common Grounds – 1123 S. 8th St. Support sustainability through the arts by making art and helping fundraiser for three local and three global organizations (including the Urban Gardening Coalition). Don’t miss out on the art auction,… More Here and There Interactive Art Show – 10/23.
No Jobs, Bad Transit, Good Gardens: the Agrarian Tour through Detroit Finally arriving in our destination, we – Agrarian Road Trippers – jumped head first into Detroit’s urban agriculture scene to hob-knob with some agrarian minded folks in Detroit – the folks who will remain to keep on fightin’ the good fight, even after the… More Agrarian Road Trip: Part Five.
Changing Diapers – or the Politics of Urban Agriculture: the Agrarian Tour through Ohio In the Ohio chapter of our travels, we – Agrarian Road Trippers – transitioned from the rural to the urban visiting and trading stories with many agrarian minded folks growing goodness in Ohio. Day Seven: From the winding roads of West… More Agrarian Road Trip: Part Four.