WHAT'S GROWIN' ON
IN LAKE & MENDOCINO COUNTIES
This community garden story is told from the perspective of Steph Logsdon, our Community Healthcorps Service Member.
We're in the process of posting all of our old gardener of the month videos up on our website. Check out each garden site to see the people who make Ukiah a healthier, more self reliant community! Below is one of our favorite interviews with South Ukiah Head Start volunteers. Cheers to all who are making the movement happen!
Congratulations to our first Gardener of the Month: Genaro Vega! At The Gardens Project, we know Genaro as The Chili Man, for his knowledge and cultivation of different varieties of chili peppers. Genaro is also the volunteer coordinator at the largest and oldest community garden in Ukiah – the Cleveland Lane Community Garden. To witness the tremendous work Genaro dedicates to this garden and to hear him speak of his respect for chili peppers is truly inspirational. The Gardens Project interviewed Genaro one afternoon and, unsurprisingly, he offered some valuable insight into the world of Ukiah community gardens. To watch the interview, click here.
Do you know someone who should be our next Gardener of the Month? Nominate them! Contact us and tell us why you think they deserve be highlighted.
To see pictures of the Cleveland Lane Community Garden, click here. To see Cleveland Ln. in person, visit it! It’s located behind the Grace Hudson Museum. Here is a map.
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