Growing Gardens digs at the root of hunger in Portland by organizing hundreds of volunteers to build organic, raised bed vegetable gardens in backyards, front yards, side yards and even on balconies. They support low income households for three years with seeds, plants, classes, mentors and more. Their Youth Grow after school garden clubs grow the next generation of veggie eaters and growers! Through Learn & Grow workshops and work parties, they teach gardeners all about growing, preparing and preserving healthful food while respecting the health of the environment.
Read more in our Growing Gardens e-newsletter.