Denver Urban Gardens

3:44pm

Tue March 20, 2012
The Salt

At The Community Garden, It's Community That's The Hard Part

Originally published on Wed March 21, 2012 9:20 am

One of the community gardens divided up into individual plots run by Denver Urb Gardens.
Courtesy of Denver Urb Gardens

You may think that the great historic debate between communism and private property is over.

Well, it's not. Not at your local community garden.

Take, for example, the experience of Campos Community Garden in Manhattan's East Village.

Eight years ago, the garden was decrepit and abandoned. Beverly McClain walked by it all the time, on the way to her daughter's school. And one day, she and a motley group of fellow gardeners decided to revive it.

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5:00am

Fri November 11, 2011
Agriculture

USDA Grant to Benefit Denver Urban Gardens

Denver Urban Gardens

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $725,000 in grants to support 10 community garden programs across the country—including one in Colorado.

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