Above: Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener Demonstration Community Garden, South of Expocentre Parking along Shunga Trail -- Founded May 2018
Below: Hi-Crest Community Garden, south of SE 37th and Colfax (behind Southern Hills Mennonite Church)
Gardening is a beneficial activity that not only leads to the economical production and consumption of healthy and fresh food, but is a good physical activity that may help lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes and heart disease and prevent or slow osteoporosis, helping improve your overall health.
Check out what's been happening with the new Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener Demonstration Community Garden on the Expocentre Grounds:
2018 first (l) and last (r) harvest:
Over 325 pounds of produce donated to food pantries this year.
Update on Community Gardens in Shawnee County by Brenda Jarboe
Contact Brenda Jarboe, Shawnee County Extension Community Garden Network Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 785-232-0062 Ext. 113
There are 31 known community gardens in Shawnee County If your community garden or a community garden you know of is not on our map, please contact Brenda Jarboe: email@example.com. We love to hear about new gardens!