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July 1, 2013

Meet me in the garden: Community gardens grow so much more than flowers and veggies

Community gardens grow so much more than flowers and veggies

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COMMUNITY GARDENS Kenmore • Knox Church Community Garden, 2595 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore. Call the church at 873-2423 or email children@knoxchurchbuffalo.com. Grand Island Grand Island Community Garden, Staley and Ransom roads. Visit www.grandislandcommunitygarden.com Niagara Falls • Boys and Girls Club Vegetable Garden/Presti Apartments, 1605 Ferry Ave. Call the club at 282-7181 • Highland Community Gardens, 1031 Garden Ave. and at the Henry J. Kalfas Elementary School, 1800 Beech Ave. Call the Highland Community Revitalization Committee at 282-2325. • NACC Community Garden, 907 Walnut St. Call the NACC at 282-7530. • Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Rd. Herb, greens, and healing garden in memory of student lost to leukemia. Call the school at 278-5800. • St. James Gardens of Compassion Community Garden/Community Missions Garden, St. James United Methodist Church, 4661 Porter Rd. Call the church at 297-6421. Lockport • Washburn Street Garden, by Imagine Community Gardens, Inc. Visit www.imaginecommunitygardens.org Tonawanda • Tonawanda Community Peace Garden, Clinton Park, Seymour Street. Call Nancy Roland at 743-0564 or email rolandonancy@yahoo.com. ••• For more information on community gardens contact Natalie Cook, of Creating Healthy Spaces to Live Work and Play at the Cornell Cooperative Extension at 433-8839, ext. 243.

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