Community gardening is on the rise in Austin!
Join the 2014 Community Garden Tour
Saturday, Oct. 25th, from 12 – 3 pm.
This free, friendly-to-all-ages, open-house style tour provides the opportunity to visit an inspiring array of gardens throughout the Austin area where participants are growing food and growing communitytogether. Get on your bike, in your car, or on your feet and check out this showcase of urban food-growing strategies! Enjoy visiting with gardeners, kids’ activities, and the opportunity to get your hands dirty by helping at a work day along the way: Adelphi Acre Community Garden is breaking ground on Saturday as well!
To join the bike tour, please meet at Blackshear Community Garden at 2011 E. 9th St. at 12 pm. We will bike 6 miles (approx. 32 minutes total). Route maps will be handed out on site. The bike tour will visit Blackshear Community Garden, Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church Garden, Good Soil Community Garden, Homewood Heights Community Garden, Boggy Creek Farm, and will culminate at Festival Beach Community Garden.
For more detail and bike route, visit here:https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zTGw0wAgEtzY.kccje7hmGth8
Tell your family and friends… Austin’s got it GROWIN’ ON!
Presented by: The Coalition of Austin Community Gardens, Sustainable Food Center, and
City of Austin Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Community Garden Program