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Valparaiso to Plant Garden for Others

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Published on July 10, 2012 with No Comments

The City of Valparaiso is partnering with GrowNWI and online, amoxicillin dog chewable , chewable amoxicillin tablets no rx. the Boys and Girls Clubs of Porter County — Valparaiso Club to create the Garden for Others, a community garden to benefit local food pantries.

The Garden for Others will grow on city property in the 100 block of west Chicago Street, with100 percent of the food it produces donated to Valparaiso families in need.

“We’re excited to grow an idea like the Garden for Others as a great way to provide healthy foods for local families,” said Mayor Jon Costas. “Working together with other nonprofit organizations and clubs, we’re optimistic that we can turn a few seeds, a few square feet of green space and a few hours of time into a harvest to help others,” he said. 

The Garden for Others will include six raised garden beds, donated by GrowNWI. Each zoloft compared to generic buy zoloft online cedar-sided bed is 4 feet by 8 feet. GrowNWI is dedicated to promoting urban agriculture and community gardens to create sustainable community gardens.

The City of Valparaiso is providing the land generic fluoxetine ingredients buy fluoxetine without rx northstar rx fluoxetine rx fluoxetine hcl online no prescription online uk space for the garden.  “The city supports efforts toward sustainability as well as efforts to provide healthy food for local families who are in need. This garden is dedicated to this laser-focused cause,” said Christine Hisick, the city’s community and staff specialist, who is facilitating the garden’s efforts. The city’s horticulture division and engineering department have also been and will be instrumental in planning and sustaining the garden, which will utilize city rain barrels for irrigation.

The Valparaiso Boys & Girls Club is involved in the growing without prescription or membership, baclofen for sale online no prescription required top offers baclofen online, click here order baclofen and effort as approximately 12 children from the Torch Club and LEAD program have adopted the garden as their community service project for the summer and fall.

“Throughout the growing season, the children will periodically ceftin gsk check on the garden beds and pull weeds as necessary.  Under the guidance of GrowNWI and city staff, they will assist in the harvesting and delivery of the vegetables,” said Ryan Smiley, director of operations for the club.

The first planting for a fall harvest took place on June 28.  For more information on the Garden for Others, contact Hisick at 219-462-1161 or .  For information on GrowNWI, visit .  For information on the Boys and Girls Clubs of Porter County, visit .

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