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For 30 years Southside Community Land Trust has supported urban food producers. We currently manage 16 community gardens in South Providence and provide resources and support to over 700 food gardeners through our Community Growers Network.
Do you grow food in a community garden, a home garden, a school garden, or a market garden? This network is for you! The Providence Community Growers Network (PCGN) provides access to gardening resources, education, and community building for its members, helping gardeners in Providence grow more food!
We're working with community leaders to establish six Hubs in different Providence neighborhoods. Hubs may be community gardens or other community centers, serving as a distribution center for gardening materials and a host site for workshops and community events. We currently have Hubs in
• Southside: Davey Lopes Recreation Center (227 Dudley St.)
• West End: Groundwork Providence Community Garden (14-18 Ring St.)
• Olneyville: Manton Avenue Community Garden (40 Florence St.)
• Eastside: Sessions Street Community Garden (160 Sessions St.)
• Up to 50 gallons of free organic screened compost (i.e. 10 white buckets or a garbage can) - next available Spring 2013
• Free or reduced price of seeds, fish emulsion, rain barrels, and other organic growing materials
• Free admission to Plant Providence workshops (Non-members pay $5 for attending workshops, except the Beginning Growers Series)
• Free or reduced admission to Providence Community Growers Network events (Urban Ag. Kickoff, Hub Day, Community Garden Tour)
• Representation to the Providence Community Growers Network Council
• Opportunities to advocate for urban agriculture in Providence
• Knowing that your support is helping hundreds of families “grow food everywhere!”
Ready to join? Sign up online and tell a friend!