The following Community Garden’s will be hosting events for Community Garden Day, Saturday, Sept. 17:
Beltrami Community Garden, 1213 Spring St. NE, 11a.m.- 1p.m., will be hosting a casual event to mingle and swap tips and ideas for next year’s gardening season. They will have some dishes to share and will host a recipe swap. Other activities may be added. Please bring garden tips and recipes to share.
Friendly Manor Highrise Community Garden, 1206 2nd St. NE, 1-2:30p.m., join residents as they showcase their herb garden. Stick around for samples of stewed Swiss chard and other favorite garden recipes.
Northeast United Methodist Community Garden, 2510 Cleveland and 2535 Cleveland St. NE, 9-11a.m. Guests can tour their gardens and Walipini, while participating in mini canning demonstrations, creating miniature fairy garden furniture, and offering input for future skill-shares. Rain or shine!
Waite Park Community Garden, 3601 Lincoln Ave. NE, 4-6p.m. At the Waite Park Community Garden stroll, taste and vote on dish ideas prepared by gardeners. Gardeners are invited to prepare a recipe featuring zucchini, and bring samples to share with the public and a panel of community-member judges. There will also be garden tours, children’s activities and even a Pokémon Go Poke Stop.
For more information visit www.gardeningmatters.org.