Tuesday, November 1, 2011

GCGC Meeting This Thursday



Greater Columbus Growing Coalition (GCGC)



Is Meeting Again After Its Summer Break
When: Thursday, November 3, 2011, 6-7:30PM
Where: Broad Street Presbyterian Church
760 E. Broad Street – Columbus, Ohio 43205



Agenda



6:00 - 6:10 Introductions



6:10- 6:20 Successes of GCGC!



6:20 – 7:00 Resources for Growing Food Next Season – grants, soil, etc.



Speakers –



Trish Dehnbostal – Program Manager of Growing Matters, Local Matters – Local Matters Growing Matters program helps individuals and groups produce more food close to home. Through collaborations with schools, neighbors, community gardens, and urban farms Local Matters delivers resources, workshops and support to food production sites in urban communities. Trish coordinates donations for Lowes to food production sites in our area. She will give us information about finding resources for creating productive gardens.



Peggy Murphy – Highland Children's Garden and God's Gardens – Peggy has been on the Neighborhood Partnership Grants committee for 16 years and has successfully resourced material and funds for community gardeners. She will give us valuable information and tips on applying for the upcoming Neighborhood Partnership grants.



7:00 – 7:15 Next steps



7:15-7:30 Socializing and networking

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