community garden

Community garden needs volunteers

Last year, about 21,000 pounds of vegetables were donated to the Salvation Army. The vegetables were grown, harvested and delivered by volunteers at Virgil Traynor?s community gard ...

Loomis garden offers spot for community to sow and grow

Sharing expertise and the vegetables of their labors — it’s all part of the community garden experience. And members of Sierra Christian Church in Loomis are expanding on that ...

Community garden expected to save Salvation Army $40,000

A group of Auburn volunteers are getting their hands dirty tending a community garden, and local food closets are reaping the benefits, which include a $40,000 savings. The Aubu ...

Grant money helping Sierra Vista programs

Adding to the quality of life of Colfax-area residents is the aim of a wellness project now underway. The Sierra Vista Community Center will assess and enhance the mental well be ...

Plotting a community garden

Sierra Christian Church hosts a community garden where locals tend to their own plots. The church is located at 5645 Rocklin Road in Loomis. According to Mary Ann MacFarlane, works ...

Auburn Scout gets garden rolling

One Boy Scout and a couple of local design companies are making headway in creating the new community garden on a plot of land located behind Auburn’s City Hall. For Blake Willi ...

Community gardening seen as a gas saver, neighborhood builder

High gas prices could just provide the push to get people back in their backyard gardens. Auburn clinical nutritionist James McAfee believes that once they’re there and growing ...