Growing Together

The Mission: The Community Food Forest at the Y increases access to healthy food in our community through an urban, easily-replicable model.

The Vision: Our community will grow food together, rehabilitate our local ecosystem and provide educational opportunities for healthier residents and families.

Ways to get involved:

1) Join our Food Forest Leadership Circle

2) Share your interest in photography at our Wednesday Work Nights

3) Help write a grant

4) Data entry tasks

5) Volunteer at a Wednesday Work Night from 6:00 – 7:30

Thank you to the YMCA for donating the land, to Coulee Region Ecoscapes, Hillview Urban Agriculture Center, and Zach
Gaugush for permaculture expertise, to the Coulee Food System Coalition for community organizing, and to the neighborhood associations GENA, Washburn, Goosetown & Powell Poage Hamilton for your energy and passion for making the community a better place.
To be added to the “Friends of the Food Forest” mailing list please join here.

Stephanie Shaw
Nutrition Education Coordinator