Story by Abby Warren
An uplifting article in the Oregonian has done a wonderful job of highlighting the community gardens sprouting all over Portland.
The piece focuses on the work that committed public and private programs alike are doing to provide access to local, fresh food and an opportunity to get into the soil with neighbors.
Mentioned in the article are organizations such as Central Northeast Neighbors Coalition, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Urban League of Portland, Portland State University, and the Portland Parks and Recreation Bureau, who all play a crucial role in bringing gardens to our city.
The article also provides a recent update from Emily Hicks, policy coordinator for City Commissioner Nick Fish, on the City’s 1,000 Gardens Initiative.
A special “thank you” to everyone else doing their part to give Portland gardens!
Read more in the Oregonian