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Let’s Grow Akron and First Congregational Church of Akron will be holding a Spring Plant Sale on May 20 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and May 21, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Preorders will be taken beginning May 1.

Affordable, organically grown herb, flower and vegetable seedlings will be available. Cash, credit, debit and EBT accepted.

A purchase supports Let’s Grow Akron’s 30 community food gardens, community farm sites, neighborhood markets and food distribution, community compost cooperative and free year round programs that teach our neighbors to grow, prepare and preserve their own food.
Donations are also graciously accepted. #wegrowincommunity

Stay tuned for the link for preorders to be made available on May 1, 2023

Kids in the Garden

Kids of all ages can drop in at the Summit Lake Nature Center Community Garden on Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 for seed to table garden activities all year round. This program is FREE and registration is not required. The Summit Lake Nature Center is located at 411 Ira Ave. Akron, OH 44301.

Community Compost Cooperative

This event was a great success and we look forward to hosting it again in 2024. Click the link below to listen to an interview on Ideastream Public Media’s Sound of Ideas.

Community Garden Leader Training