Kathy Doisy, board president of the Community Garden Coalition, speaks in October about the resources the coalition can provide to people seeking to start a neighborhood garden from the one at Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services. The coalition is among the more than 150 nonprofits partcipating in the 2022 CoMoGives campaign.
The Victory Garden —
a concept during both world wars — meant people would grow their own fruits and vegetables on community plots.
That same idea gave the start to the
Community Garden Coalition in Columbia in 1983. This nonprofit provides equipment and support to those who want to establish community or neighborhood gardens throughout Columbia.
It also is
one of the more than 150 community nonprofits seeking community support through the annual CoMoGives Campaign, starting on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29.
The Community Garden Coalition is one of the myriad nonprofits with a smaller request in
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