Community Garden grows in second season

first_img RelatedCommunity garden fall planting under wayBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS It is that time of the year again, and if you have not planted any seeds, there’s still time to get them in the ground. During the fall, new and seasoned gardeners can plant almost every single fruit and vegetable available at the…October 16, 2015In “News”P.I. Community Garden plantingBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Obesity and lack of fresh produce are chronic problems associated in South Texas with over 10 percent of the state’s desserts located in our own backyard. Starting up again for its third season, the Port Isabel Community Garden will begin planting on Friday,…March 27, 2015In “News”Healthy Holidays: Community gardening in the new yearBy ABBEY KUNKLE Special to the PRESS Port Isabel residents are encouraged to start a healthy new year by joining Texas A&M AgriLife in planting fruit and vegetables on December 28 at 3 p.m. at the Port Isabel Community garden located across the street from the Boys and Girls Club.…December 24, 2015In “News” (Photo by Abbey Kunkle)Shown are several volunteers maintaining the Port Isabel Community Garden.By ABBEY KUNKLESpecial to the PRESSMembers of the Port Isabel Community Garden met Thursday evening to plant the seeds of a new season. The garden is the first of its kind in the area and is open to all locals who are interested in learning and practicing basic gardening skills. It is located at the Port Isabel Housing Authority in the heart of the community near the Boys and Girls Club and the city’s Water and Navigation Districts.The Port Isabel Community Garden was established in the spring of 2014 by a grant-funded project, Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities, and is in the beginning of its second season of production.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Sharelast_img