Community Gardens and Health Workshop
February 18, 2012 - February 18, 2012
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
New Life in Christ Christian Church
6225 Norwood Ave.
Jacksonville, Florida 32208
The City of Jacksonville’s Planning and Development Department
and the Eastside Environmental Council will host its second community gardens and health workshop as part of an Environmental Justice Small Grant awarded to the EEC.
The Environmental Justice Small Grant was awarded to the EEC to provide educational workshops on community gardening and to demonstrate how the presence and accessibility of community health centers can improve a community’s overall health.
The grant will be used to focus efforts on Jacksonville’s Health Zone 1. Some topics covered at this event include: community gardening and seasonal planting; container gardening; aquaponics; community health; healthy cooking and its benefits; composting; and rain barrel demonstrations.