Showing all posts by tag "Garden"
What Does Your Garden Grow? Community.
July 23rd, 2018
This summer has been unkind to grass. The usually lush grass in Marquette Park in Wyoming, MI, is brown and yellow. The greenest spot in the park is UCOM/Metro Health/Wyoming Parks and Recreation’s community garden. Eleven 16-square foot garden plots are brimming with greenery. Tomatoes,...
UCOM's Two New Program Goals for 2011-2016 (Part 1)
January 27th, 2011
Helping 300 of our neighbors to establish their own sustainable box gardens over the next five years is just one of the far-reaching and lasting goals United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM) in Wyoming MI established for itself this week. In 2011 UCOM will determine the feasibility of raised box...
Is Urban Gardening Just for Yuppies
July 9th, 2010
Is urban gardening only for the yuppies among us? Does anyone under 50 remember what a yuppie is (was?)? OK, I’ve dated myself—yuppies were young upwardly-mobile professionals. The question remains.
As UCOM, the basic needs service provider for which I work, looks toward developing...