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Growing Gardens in Portland, OR

Growing Gardens: Building Organic Home Gardens in PDX

Growing Gardens, Portland, ORGROWINGGARDENS is another one of those Portland-based organizations that is working hard to make real, meaningful change in Oregon. How do they do it? Through organic gardening, no less, and moreover, through education and real community involvement. Here’s more on Growing Gardens.

Operating in Portland’s urban backyards and schools, Growing Gardens uses both education and healthy eating to cultivate a love of the planet and a sense of stewardship in youth — and quite possibly making future veggie eaters, as well. With more education for youth through their programs like Learn & Grow classes, they teach youth to cook, preserve and do even more with the food that they grow. Pretty awesome. Continue reading