Garden Events

Growing Together Garden hosts several events for the community that focus on exploring and learning different gardening and healthy eating skills. If you have any questions, email our Garden Coordinator, Amanda, at garden@northlibertycommunitypantry.org or call NLCP (319) 626-2711.

Upcoming Events 2021:

Getting into Gardening (Virtual Event): Monday. March 29th 5:30-7pm

“A beginner’s guide to planning your planting”. Join us and farmers Carmen and Maja Black from Local Harvest CSA as they provide their extensive gardening and farming knowledge for getting started this growing season. Check it out!

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Planting Party: April 19th, April 20th, April 21st, and April 22nd

Learn how to plant seeds and starts while helping the Growing Together Garden kick off the growing season! In order to comply with Covid-19 safety guidelines, we will be using a Sign Up Genius for this event to minimize crowds, and face masks will be required. We have extended the dates for this event as well in order to allow more participant opportunities. Click here to sign up. Snacks and tools will be provided. All ages welcome and no gardening experience required! Join us at 89 N Jones Blvd., adjacent to North Liberty Community Pantry.

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Container Gardening: June 1st – June 5th

Container Gardening is a great way to practice your growing skills and to access fresh produce right from your own home. Participants are able to pick out and plant their own vegetable or herb plant to take home in a 3 or 5 gallon bucket. This event is open to anyone and no skills or tools are needed.  We have extended the dates for this event as well in order to allow more participant opportunities.
Snacks and tools will be provided. All ages welcome and no gardening experience required! Join us at 89 N Jones Blvd., adjacent to North Liberty Community Pantry.

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