Spotlight: Corporate Giving Garden Network

This article originally appeared in the March/April 2014 issue of Northern Gardener. The Twin Cities Corporate Giving Garden Network’s mission is to provide access to healthy food to feed hungry Minnesotans through a partnership of corporations with giving gardens in the Twin Cities area. Susan Schuster, senior community relations consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield…

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Growing Garden in a Box

One of the Minnesota State Horticulture Society’s most successful programs over the past few years has been Garden in a Box, which gives low-income gardeners the tools they need to grow their own food. The program began with a volunteer’s idea in 2008, and has grown steadily each year. Its expanded from the Twin Cities…

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New Community Garden at the Midway Y

MSHS is so pleased to be part of the effort to put a new community garden in at the Midway YMCA on University Avenue in St. Paul. We have lots of funders and supporters on this project that is part of our Garden-in-a-Box effort. For more information, see our earlier blog post. Here are some…

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We’re Planting a Community Garden in Midway!

Tomorrow we will be installing and planting a community garden at the St. Paul Midway YMCA on University Avenue in St. Paul. The garden will be made up of 40 fabric, raised-bed boxes and will be an educational and community garden, tended by children in the Y’s childcare and day-camp programs and adult community volunteers.…

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