Starting & Sustaining Community Gardens for Success



The Greater Northwest Area Abundant Health ministries is hosting a presentation on community gardens on Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. PST (5 p.m. Alaska, 7 p.m. MST). The featured speaker will be Tom Kroen from Tualatin United Methodist Church in Oregon.

Tom serves as a team leader for the Community Garden located at Tualatin United Methodist Church which contains both plots for individual families and a large garden that provides fresh produce to the local food pantry.

Tom will share with you:

  • What to consider when starting a Community Garden at your church
  • What resources are needed at the beginning and long term
  • Determining what to grow in the food pantry garden
  • Tips on managing individual family plots
  • Opportunities to engage support in your community
  • Pitfalls, Prospects, and Opportunities

Register here for the Virtual Educational Event. If you have any questions, contact Emilie Kroen at ekroen@yahoo.com