Feb

11

Season Extension starts at R.E.A.D.Y

Aaron Higley, R.E.A.D.Y Program teacher, was very excited to receive a new indoor hydroponic tower in his classroom this semester. Higley, and Program Coordinator, Jospehine Tritsch are co-teaching a new Horticulture class this semester. The students have engaged in various ways, helping to construct the tower and monitoring the process of growth. They are learning […]

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Feb

10

Establishing Boundaries for Growing

Prosperity Gardens teamed up with Professor Mark Taylor and his architecture graduate students this semester to research and develop site plans for Prosperity Gardens’ expansion project in the Beardsley Park neighborhood. Students first spent time with Professor Sam Wortman, from the soil sciences department, learning more about urban agriculture and sharing the challenges that come […]

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Jul

17

A Morning at Fowler Farm!

We spent a great morning on Fowler Farm! Cabbages galore and plenty of your favorites: jalapeños, okra, cucumber, beans and more!!

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Jun

24

Donate

We are extremely grateful for the generous support provided by our contributors. Direct donations may be made by mailing a check to Prosperity Gardens at 302 N. First Street, Champaign, IL 61820. You may also call us at 217-419-2855 and we’d be happy to take your donation by credit/debit card over the phone! Prosperity Gardens is […]

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Jun

24

Volunteer

We are extremely grateful for the generous support provided by our contributors. For those who are interested in helping out with the Prosperity Gardens in another way, we also have many volunteer opportunities. Our amazing volunteers contributed a total of 4,000 hours of work in 2012. If you are interested in volunteering with Prosperity Gardens, […]

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Jun

22

About

Background: Prosperity Gardens, Inc., a Champaign non-profit, was created in 2010 to address the growing problems of youth obesity and limited nutrition knowledge, while providing job training and employment opportunities in agricultural sciences and food production. Its urban gardening programming, currently centered on two city-owned lots on North First Street, provides hands-on garden-based education and […]

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Jun

21

Working Hard to Bring You Local Produce!

How many miles do you go for fresh, local and organic vegetables? At PG it only takes us about 60 steps to provide our customers with the best produce in town! Check us out today!!

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