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Beach Flats Community Garden Thriving
by amanda (amandamaria [at] riseup.net)
Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
The weather is warming and this years summer crops at the Beach Flats Community Garden are coming up. It's been over a year since the Garden was first threatened with closure by the overburdened and resource-strapped Community Center which oversees it. Since, members of the community have banded together not only that once, but again last December, to make sure the garden stays open, the second time in the face of city budget cuts. Despite the threats, gardeners continue to plant, tend and harvest.
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The weather is warming and this years summer crops at the Beach Flats Community Garden are coming up. It's been over a year since the Garden was first threatened with closure by the overburdened and resource-strapped Community Center which oversees it. Since, members of the community have banded together not only that once, but again last December, to make sure the garden stays open, the second time in the face of city budget cuts. Despite the threats, gardeners continue to plant, tend and harvest.

Past coverage:
Alert: Beach Flats Community Garden Threatened by Danielsan
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2008/03/24/18488444.php

Marching and Speaking Out to Save the Beach Flats Community Center and Gardens by Bradley
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2008/12/09/18554172.php
§Junta
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Calabaza
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Flores de las fresas
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Fresa
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Tomate
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Beet Greens
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Kale
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Bench
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Clover
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Flor
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Calendula
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Frijoles
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Nopales
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Jardin
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Frijoles 2
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Calabaza 2
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Three Sisters
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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§Jardineros
by amanda Monday May 25th, 2009 1:03 PM
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fantastic!SeanSunday May 31st, 2009 11:11 AM
love the picsMIAFriday May 29th, 2009 7:35 PM

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