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Friday, November 15, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Sheridan Elementary builds new community garden to help grow students’ skills, and hopefully, enjoy a fresh snack too

Wearing white garden gloves too big for his hands, 9-year-old Taden Eirdam shoveled dirt from the Sheridan Elementary parking lot into a wheelbarrow, headed for a garden.


‘Straight, mean vandalism’: Grant Park’s community garden sustains about $2,500 in damage

About $2,500 worth of damage occurred at Grant Park’s community garden between 8 p.m. Monday and 8 a.m. Tuesday. “It was straight, mean vandalism,” said the garden’s volunteer manager.


Tending nature’s bounty: Denominations come together for Spokane Valley garden

Parishioners and volunteers have transformed an unused field on the grounds of the Spokane Valley Adventist Church into a community garden. The hope: to teach gardening, provide food for formerly …


Gardening: New group will help organize community gardens

In late November, the Spokane Community Gardens Association was created in partnership with the Spokane Associated Garden Clubs. The Associated Garden Clubs have been supporting community beautification projects for decades …


Community garden keepers brace for heat

If you want to enjoy your homegrown lettuce, you better pick it before the three-digit temperatures hit this weekend. That’s the advice of Teresa Sadler, garden coordinator at the Pumpkin …


Sundance Meadows residents launch community garden

Weeds and rocks and more rocks. Not the view Steve Groth wanted to see when he looked out over the 55-plus retirement community where he lives near Nine Mile, just …


Spokane Valley Partners community garden could open soon

At Spokane Valley Partners, plans are in the works to finally start its own community garden. Modern Electric has donated the use of about 2.4 acres behind the south parking …


Liberty Lake adds more beds for community garden program

The community garden at Liberty Lake’s arboretum has expanded – thanks to its popularity last year. The garden was fully reserved last year as were the 11 raised beds at …


Spokane Valley community garden taking shape

In recent weeks, the food bank at Spokane Valley Partners, 10814 E. Broadway Ave., received seven truckloads of plants from Green Thumb Nursery and four truckloads of plants from PlantLand …


Church offers garden plots

The Veradale United Church of Christ garden has donated thousands of pounds of produce to the Spokane Valley Partners Food Bank since it was first planted six years ago, but …


Vandals strike at EV garden sheds

Vandals broke into three student-built garden sheds at East Valley High School and spray painted graffiti all over the walls early Wednesday. That afternoon, students inspected the damage to the …


Proposed garden in Grant Park enters planning phase

About 30 people showed up to get their hands in the dirt at a recent planning meeting for a proposed community garden in Grant Park in Spokane’s South Perry neighborhood. …


Proposed garden in Grant Park enters planning phase

About 30 people showed up to get their hands in the dirt at a Saturday planning meeting for a proposed community garden in Grant Park. The community garden would be …


Community gardens nurture more than crops

It is amazing what a few days of sunshine and reasonable temperatures can do to bring gardeners out of wherever they have been holed up for the winter. One of …


Community garden progressing

Many ideas were batted around the table at the South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association meeting Jan. 11, but the group was most excited about a proposed community garden in …


Grant Park could be site of pilot community garden

Many ideas were batted around the table at the South Perry Business and Neighborhood Association meeting Jan. 11, but the group was most excited about a proposed community garden in …


Millwood patch grows more than pumpkins

Longtime Millwood residents may remember the pumpkin patch that was planted every year on the north shore of the Spokane River next to Argonne Road. That spot is being reborn …


New field of learning

On the northwest corner of Sullivan Road and Wellesley Avenue between East Valley High School and East Valley Middle School, there has been a plot of land that hasn’t been …


NIC forum addresses bridging the grower-food gap

About a dozen people gathered on a Coeur d’Alene street corner Wednesday afternoon to build a raised bed that will become North Idaho College’s first community garden. The garden project …


On the verge of new garden

The Comstock Neighborhood Council is getting ready to plant a community garden next spring. The garden will be located across from Sacajawea Middle School, near the water tower. “We are …