For the freshest lettuce, mustard, bunchingonions andother greens,don’t forgetthat even inwinter theEast DallasCommunityGardenMarket isopen to the public every day, with theweekends being the busiest time.
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Theft at East Dallas Community Garden
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GICD is accepting monetarydonations to replace some of theitems that were stolen. You maymake checks payable to GICD andsent to 901 Greenbriar Lane,Richardson, TX 75080. Include “EastDallas Community Garden” in thememo line.buildings andtry to make thegarden andbuildings moresecure.However, thereis a real needto have asecure place(perhaps acargo container)in a centrallylocated securesite to storesupplies.In October the EastDallas CommunityGarden was broken intothree times within athree week period.Items stolen includedwheelbarrows, tools andsupplies. It is estimatedthat the theft valuetotaled at least $3000.The first time the gardenwas broken into, therewas vandalism of plantsand several large waxgourds were missing.GICD will repair the
More Pictures from the 20th Anniversary Celebration
20th Anniversary Supporters:
Back row left to right:Margaret Reid, Dr.Rigoberto Delgado, RebeccaSmith, Mary Ridgway, Amanda Brown, DonLambert, Mike Everett.Front row left to right: RonCowart, Paula Scott, Paul Thai, Tiah Lambert, MelindaCowart.
illustratinggardener’s progressthough theyears.
GICD Attends HeiferProject Partners Meeting
Don Lambert, GICD ExecutiveDirector, and Rebecca Smith,Educational Assistant, attendedthe HeiferProjectPartnersMeeting inWagoner,Oklahoma onSept. 25-28,2008.Though manyof theworkshopsand training sessions focused onlivestock, including cattle andgoats, there were also sessionson Native American weaving andautomated machines to pluckchickens. Don presented aworkshop on Seed Savingalong with Sue Gray,Extension Horticultural Agentfrom OSU-Tulsa. Shehas been veryinvolved insaving thoseheritage seeds,including cornand beans, thatwere brought bythe Indians toOklahomaduring the Trailof Tears. Theseheirloom seeds represent notonly genetic diversity butcultural significance,community, and theimportance of tradition.
Seed Saving Workshop
Fresh From the East DallasCommunity Garden Market
Buy really local !!Produce that travels ZEROMILES to reach its market !!
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