Community Gardens on the Edible Columbia Tour

This coming Sunday, June 24, from 2-5 p.m., join Peaceworks’ Center for Sustainable Living for the 2018 Edible Columbia Garden Tour. This year, the tour is exploring several new and very interesting topics, like butterfly and pollinator gardens, fruit trees, irrigation techniques, raised beds and unique uses of yard space for food production! And you’ll get to visit two Community Garden Coalition member gardens: Ash Street Community Garden and Ann Street Community Garden.

past tour participants at the Urban FarmHere’s a little more info from their Facebook event:

Cost of the tour is a sliding scale $5-20 (kids 10 & under are free). Tickets are available at the Peace Nook, 804C E. Broadway. All proceeds go to event costs or more endeavors in sustainability education.

The tour starts and ends at the Kiwanis Park at 926 College Park Dr. at 1:45 p.m. First stop is the Russell Blvd Elementary School. Other stops on the tour will be a unique garden landscape on Crown Point, the Ash Street Community Garden, a Benton Stephens neighborhood garden and the Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture off College Ave.

In the interest of sustainability, please bring your own plate (or tiffin), fork and cup. Ride shares will be available for those who need transportation or just want to conserve resources!