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Eastside Lodi residents hope to build a community garden

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Posted: Friday, April 4, 2014 12:00 am

Residents of Lodi’s Eastside want to create a community garden in their neighborhood, where they can teach kids to grow their own food and keep them off the streets.

But finding a location and the necessary funding is going to be a challenge.

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2 comments:

  • Rocky Avitia posted at 9:39 am on Fri, Apr 4, 2014.

    Rocky Avitia Posts: 20

    I believe this is a great idea! I work at a Landscape Architecture firm and have been involved in the past in assisting through the planning of such community gardens. A great model would be the Boggs Tract Community Farm in Stockton. It's worth a google. These projects are very beneficial for the neighborhoods they serve.

     
  • Joseph Wood posted at 9:23 am on Fri, Apr 4, 2014.

    Joseph Wood Posts: 4

    A point of clarification... the community garden at the LOEL Center is planned as part of the project that would be funded through the CDBG Program in the upcoming 2014-15 cycle. The LOEL Foundation has been very clear that their community garden will be open to the entire community and not just LOEL clientele. Thank you. JW

     
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