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  • Writer's pictureJ. Wilson

Gardens of Love

One of the simplest and most rewarding ways to give back to your local community and surrounding areas is by raising a garden to help those who are broken, displaced, and underserved. Gardening not only provides fresh, healthy produce but can also be a therapeutic activity for those who are struggling.

Here are some simple ways to get started on your community garden project:

Choose a location: You will need to choose a location that has access to sunlight and water. This could be a backyard, community garden plot, or even containers on a balcony or patio.

Plan your garden: Decide what you want to grow and how much space you will need. Consider planting a variety of fruits and vegetables that will provide a balanced and nutritious diet.

Gather supplies: You will need gardening tools, soil, seeds or seedlings, and any other materials necessary for your specific garden.

Get started: Start planting and caring for your garden. Make sure to water regularly, fertilize as needed, and weed regularly.

Once your garden is producing, you may be wondering what to do with the food you have grown. One great option is to partner with Empowering Change Outreach and Services to distribute food in family food boxes or include food in their weekly bread and bakery items outreach free. This organization works to provide support to those in need in the local community and would be a great partner to help distribute your garden's produce.

To get started with this partnership, reach out to Empowering Change Outreach and Services and let them know about your garden project. They can provide guidance on how best to distribute the food and coordinate with you to make sure it is distributed to those in need.

In conclusion, raising a garden to help those who are broken, displaced, and underserved in your local community is a simple yet impactful way to give back. With some planning and dedication, you can make a real difference in the lives of those who need it most. By partnering with organizations like Empowering Change Outreach and Services, you can ensure that your hard work is reaching those who need it most. So, get started today and make a difference in your community!

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