Cultivating a Healthy Community

What We DoProsperity Gardens Community Programs

  1. Partnerships & Projects
    July 10, 2014
  2. Health & Wellness
    July 10, 2014
  3. Education & Employment
    July 10, 2014
  4. Market Information
    July 10, 2014

Prosperity BlogWritings and posts on all the latest activities at the garden.

Jun

29

Prosperity Gardens in Your Community

All youth programs are in full swing at Prosperity Gardens these days! Under the guidance of Program Coordinator, Ms. T, students from the READY Program work 25 hours a week in the gardens. They help harvest, process and sell our local produce throughout the community. Students have a great time working during the Downtown Champaign […]

0 Comments

Jun

28

A great start to SUMMER!

This month Prosperity Gardens kicked off their summer programs on N. First Street in Champaign. Student employees from the READY Program started their part-time jobs on the farm this week, learning how to do everything from water tomatoes correctly to harvesting produce for the markets! Students also got a chance to work at two farm […]

0 Comments

Feb

27

“Self-watering’ Containers made easy!

Like growing your own plants, but always forget to water!? Try making a “self-watering” container out of a recycled 2-liter bottle. READY students tried their hand at this design today with Josephine, our Program Coordinator. You will need an empty 2-L bottle, a knife, 1 sheet of newspaper, some twine, and a drill to assemble […]

0 Comments