Feb 25 - Microgreens Growing and using nutritious baby plants
March 10 - Basic Vegetable Growing Planning, Selection, Production
March 17 - Garden Fertility & Composting Crop Rotation, Weed Conrol
March 24 - Tomato Cages & Rain Barrels
March 31 - The Secrets of Growing Great Tomatoes
April 21 - Herbs How to grow and use herbs in cooking.
April 28 - Urban Farming
Sponsered by Decatur is Growing Gardeners (DIGG), Inc., and taught by Master Gardeners, University of Illinois Extension.
Decatur Is Growing Gardeners (DIGG) has just completed its fifth season of working throughout the community, educating and helping people grow their own fresh and healthy vegetables. Plans are underway to advance our mission further in 2014, and we need your help!
Your financial contribution will help DIGG carry on with its economic development initiative of creating urban farmers.
Our outreach work has been documented in several articles in the Herald & Review and Decatur Magazine. Fresh vegetables grown by DIGG or its community partner, Macon Resources, were sold at local Farmer's Markets, and we also sponsored and taught vegetable-growing and food-preservation classes. Your donation will go directly to programming, materials and equipment that will be used throughout Decatur and Macon County.
Your dollars will buy:
Please help us to help people feed themselves and their families. Donations may be made by check to DIGG, 412 W. Prairie Ave., Decatur, IL 62522, or securely online through the PayPal link at www.decaturdigg.org.
For additional information, contact Diana Morrow at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sue Hemp at email@example.com.
DIGG is a non-profit organization (501c3) and your donation is tax-deductible.
DECATUR — Fresh squash and tomatoes are temporarily plentiful, if they were rescued from the garden before the first frost this week, that is. Combined with pantry staples, they can be the ingredients of meals that are hearty, healthy and easy on the budget, as demonstrated by Sharna Reif during a free cooking class sponsored by Decatur Is Growing Gardeners (DIGG). Read More on Herald-Review.com
DECATUR — Diana Anders, 30, of Decatur and Michele Armistead, 41, of Pana each wish they could grow vegetables at their respective group homes. That’s why they’re among 15 clients who have poured themselves into the new garden on the west lawn of Macon Resources Inc. “It’s fun,” Anders said. Read More on Herald-Review.com