School Yard Garden in Inner City DC

 
$5,926
$4,074
Raised
Remaining
Jan 3, 2014

New Seedlings for a New Year

The beginning of January in Washington, DC has proven to be a cold one.  We have been able to purchase 'grow lights' to plant 600 tomato & pepper seedlings inside.  What are we going to do with 600 seedlings? 

They are going to become a part of our food distribution at the 8 elementary schools where we operate monthly food Markets.  Every month we go into 8 schools and set up a supplemental grocery store full of fresh produce and healthy pantry staples for District residents in need.  Now parents and students of DC Public Schools can take home seedlings of peppers and tomatos to grow their own fresh produce. 

In addition, we are saving 48 of the seedlings for our own green house.  These seedlings will become fresh food for the meals we give to the 250 children our programs daily. 

school market
school market
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Organization

Martha's Table

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.marthastable.org

Project Leader

Kimberly Lyons

Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of School Yard Garden in Inner City DC