Have you been thinking about starting a vegetable garden but don’t know where to begin?
edible flint Garden Starters Kits have everything you need to plant a vegetable garden as big as 30 feet by 50 feet! Each kit comes with 18 kinds of vegetable seeds and 10 types of transplants - $70 worth of plant material all for just $15. Kits also include a helpful planting guide and sample garden designs. The kits are available to Genesee County residents. The pre-purchased kits will be picked up Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Salem Housing and Community Development, 3216 M.L. King, Flint, MI 48505 from 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Download the Garden Starters Kit Order Form.
edible flint Garden Starters services are also available for new food gardens located within the City of Flint to help grow a vegetable garden as big as 30 feet by 50 feet (1,500 sq.ft.). Services available include soil testing for $5.00/garden; compost and delivery for $15.00/garden; and tilling for $15.00/garden up to a maximum of 2 gardens per applicant (total 3,000 sq. ft.) Download the Garden Starters Service order form
The edible flint Garden Starters Kits and Services are pre-purchased and fees can be paid with cash, check or money order payable to edible flint with the completed application. The deadline for both applications is Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The 2014 Garden Starters kit and services applications are also available at the MSU Extension Office, 605 N. Saginaw Street, Ste. 1A, Flint, MI 48502 or online at www.edibleflint.org under the Resources tab for printing and mailing.
edible flint Annual Meeting 2014 - Celebrate with edible flint as we host our first Annual Meeting on Thursday March 27, 5:00pm - 7:30pm! This will be a great opportunity to learn about edible flint resources & activities, to meet and greet others who share your passion for local food and urban gardening. Download the flyer for more information.
edible flint supports Flint residents in growing and accessing healthy food in order to reconnect with the land and each other. With this mission in mind, edible flint has divided its work among six different work groups, each of them self-organized to address specific issues and opportunities in our local food system. Download our brochure for more information.
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