Category Archives: Community gardening

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Minnesota Green: Eastview Community Gardens

Wondering about the power of gardens in a community? Here’s one of many stories from MSHS’ Minnesota Green and Garden in a Box program. About three years ago, residents of…

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The Hennepin County Master Gardeners' Learning Tour is a highlight each summer.

Hennepin County Master Gardeners Give Back

This article originally appeared in the May/June issue of Northern Gardener. As volunteers trained by the University of Minnesota Extension, Master Gardeners provide horticultural education to the community. Teaching adults…

Volunteers from the Twin Cities Corporate Garden Giving Network help plant a community garden at the Midway YMCA in St. Paul.

Spotlight: Corporate Giving Garden Network

This article originally appeared in the March/April 2014 issue of Northern Gardener. The Twin Cities Corporate Giving Garden Network’s mission is to provide access to healthy food to feed hungry…

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Minnesota Green Profile: Kimball Elementary

We’re so encouraged by the number of schools taking advantage of the Minnesota Green program. Here’s the story of the students at Kimball Elementary School just west of the Twin…

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Book Review: Soup Night

Soup Night: Recipes for Creating Community Around a Pot of Soup, by Maggie Stuckey (Storey Publishing, 2013) isn’t a gardening book—though its author has two garden books to her credit…

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Community Gardening

Most of us think of community gardening as growing vegetables in a community plot. We love that idea (and MSHS has a plot in a community garden near the office…

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New Community Garden at the Midway Y

MSHS is so pleased to be part of the effort to put a new community garden in at the Midway YMCA on University Avenue in St. Paul. We have lots…

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We’re Planting a Community Garden in Midway!

Tomorrow we will be installing and planting a community garden at the St. Paul Midway YMCA on University Avenue in St. Paul. The garden will be made up of 40…