Tag Archives: GrassRoots Garden

Enterprise Story: Urban Farming Grows Community

Nestled away behind St Thomas Episcopal Church is perhaps the most productive two and a half acres in Eugene. Located just off Coburg road and right across the street from Safeway in the middle of residential and light commercial areas … Continue reading

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Side Bar 2: Slide Show

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Sidebar 1: Adopt-a-Plot Program

by Evan Sernoffsky In 2003, Lynn Negus founded the Adopt-a-Plot program at the GrassRoots garden in order to generate money and expand the quality of service that they provide to the community. People who donate to the program can sponsor … Continue reading

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A GrassRoots Effort

by Evan Sernoffsky The smell of manure fills the air behind St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Coburg Road in Eugene. The two and a half acres of fruits and vegetables that are reaching their peak are a sight to behold. … Continue reading

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The GrassRoots Experience

Sidebar 1: Gallery Richard Gambino has spent years combining his day job at Gambino Stonemasonry with his volunteer work at GrassRoots Garden in Eugene. Over the years, he has helped put in benches, drinking fountains, and in his latest project, … Continue reading

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Merry’s Garden Grows Communites

Merry Bradley, in a dirt-streaked sweatshirt, jeans, and work boots, looks every bit the part of a master gardener. When she went out to the garden this morning, the sun was shining, but that wasn’t the reason Bradley headed out … Continue reading

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