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5 Ways to Build Raised Garden Beds
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Five Points Food forest meeting Monday March 16th at 6pm. If you are interested…
Five Points Food forest meeting Monday March 16th at 6pm. If you are interested in helping with the development of the first food forest of DeKalb County, and one of the first in Illinois, come on out to walk the…
The NIU Communiversity Gardens are beginning to green. If you would like to be p…
The NIU Communiversity Gardens are beginning to green. If you would like to be part of getting the 2015 growing season started read more: Hello all! There are still numerous openings if you’re looking to get into that cozy, warm…
DCCG To Manage City of DeKalb Community Garden Plots on Dresser
Exciting news! The City of DeKalb Garden Plots along Dresser Road will now be managed by DeKalb County Community Gardens. DCCG is a citizen volunteer based non-profit that provides fresh vegetables for food pantries, community meal sites, and others in…
This weekend! Sunday, March 8th at 2:00pm at the Gurler House. We will demonstra…
This weekend! Sunday, March 8th at 2:00pm at the Gurler House. We will demonstrate how to tap a tree at 2:00, 2:30, and 3:00. Come join us to learn about tapping trees for sap. We will teach how to make…
Box of Hope Vegetables
Strengthens access to fresh local sustainably-grown organic food for people in need. You can help DCCG plant seeds of hope and provide wholesome, fresh vegetables for those who struggle with food insecurity. DCCG grows thousands of pounds of…
Spring Tonic: Sugar Maple Tapping at Gurler House
Join DeKalb County Community Gardens and the Gurler Heritage Association on Sunday March 8th, 2pm at the Gurler House ( 205 Pine St. DeKalb ) to learn the history of the house, see demonstrations of tapping the majestic old sugar…
Heath with NIU President Doug Baker
Plan to attend the DCCG organizing meeting this Wednesday! If you care about local foods, care about those who are hungry and solving the lack of food security. or if you care about the environment and about your family’s health, you will want to attend and join the conversation with others who care about the […]
For those of you who have signed up to receive e-mail updates, the first one in regards to the Organizational Meeting next week had incorrect information. The meeting will be WEDNESDAY, May 27 at 5:30 at the Unitarian Universalist Church. See the link below for more information! http://us10.campaign-archive1.com/?u=9343e08eee95417a6ad89be54&id=21b13f01fc&e=4cd69241b0 Correction! WEDNESDAY is the Organizational Meetingus10.campaign-archive1.comDeKalb County […]
The new DCCG NIU Alumni Association/ Annie Glidden Homestead Communiversity Heirloom Gardens. Community and university working together to provide fresh healthy vegetables for the Huskie Food Pantry and other community pantries. Working together to insure food security for all! Click Here to Follow the DCCG on Facebook!
It’s back! The 2015 Tractor Trot race will take place on June 6, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Run or walk the 5k and give back to our community. The proceeds will be donated to the DeKalb County Community Gardens. DeKalb County Community Gardens. Register Here: http://www.tractortrot.com/registration.html Click Here to Follow the DCCG on Facebook!
DCCG says thank you to the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. The Foundation Board member Mr. Aves presented the check at Walnut Grove Farm to Dan Kenney, executive director of DCCG. Gene Heinsohn owner of Walnut Grove Farm, and his son Scottie Heinsohn. The funds will be used for establishing the farm for […]
We still need 3-4 volunteers! Saturday is Shred Day, hosted by National Bank and Trust. From 8-12 (or shifts from 8-10 and 10-12) we need help directing traffic and handing out DCCG seed packets in the 3M parking lot (12107 Barber Green Rd.) Help promote the gardens, help us grow! Contact Amy Stratton at firstname.lastname@example.org […]
Be part of DeKalb County Community Gardens and help with one of our 14 school or preschool gardens. Be part of the change, you can make a difference everyday! Volunteer today! School Gardens Can Help Kids Learn Better And Eat Healthier. So Why Aren’t They Everywhere?www.huffingtonpost.comThe case for garden-based learning in schools seems simple, even […]