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Green Scene 40th Annual Plant Sale

Friday Afternoon "Volunteer Pre-sale" 2 pm to 4 pm for those who work 6 hours from Monday May 9th 2016 to May 12th 2016 setting up at the Ag Building and Dig Team that week for the plant sale.
Friday night "Members Only Pre-sale" 6 pm to 8 pm, see membership for details on how to become a Green Scene Member.
Saturday- Sale for the General Public no admission fee is
May 14, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 12 pm or whenever the plants sell out! So come early so you don't miss out on all the good deals.
All at the National Cattle Congress, Waterloo, Iowa                                                                         

 

Cedar Valley Grows awards support to four community gardens! (Spring 2014)

Meadowview Estates II 
5317 Meadowlark Lane, Cedar Falls
Contact: Lynn Lovell (319-277-8687)
 
Northeast Iowa Food Bank 
1605 Lafayette St
Contact: Kamyar Enshayan (319-273-7575)
 
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church - Garden of Eatin’ 
420 Harwood Ave, Waterloo
Contact: Debbie Crawford (319-277-7514)
 
Quakerdale of Waterloo 
140 South Barclay St, Waterloo
Contact: Patti Downs (319-230-4856)
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Cedar Valley Grows encourages involvement in community gardens (Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier / Feb. 2, 2014)
A gardening friend once made a comment that has stayed with me. It doesn’t take much to become a gardener, just a few seeds, some basic tools and a little knowledge. More vital, he said, is the gardener’s own shadow.
It’s the commitment a gardener... [read more]
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Cedar Valley Grows (The Forum / Jan. 2014)
Neighborhoods and organizations in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area with dreams of starting community gardens may now have their wishes come true with the collaboration of Cedar Valley Grows. Cedar Valley Grows, an umbrella organization formed to further develop community gardens in the Cedar Valley, is partnering with Leisure Services of Cedar Falls and Waterloo to create more community gardens in the Cedar Valley.
Four community gardens will be awarded... [read more]
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