Meet at 9 a.m. July 11 at Adams on any of these six corners: Austin, Mason, Mayfield, Menard, Waller and Parkside. Rose bushes and annuals will be planted, and PPE supplies, light snacks and drinks will be available. Bring your garden tools, neighbors and friends!
The Austin Garden Collective will be hosting community volunteer days at various gardens throughout Austin this summer. There will be some changes – like social distancing and mask wearing – due to the coronavirus.
Stop by most Saturdays this summer at gardens to pitch in. The next events will be held June 8 at the Veterans Peace Garden, 5413 W. Madison St., and PCC Austin Farm, 330 N. Lotus Ave. Refreshments will be served.
Young people participating in Mercy Housing’s after-school and summer programs broke ground last weekend on a new garden that will provide fruits and vegetables to Kitchfix, a Chicago meal-delivery service that specializes in local and organic foods.