Posted by Future Without Poverty On December - 14 - 2010 0 Comment

We have received approval from Dr. Ross for the Community Garden Plot Project.

It will start as an Exhibition Garden for the fall and to allow for fundraising then have a Spring garden. The school is giving us an initial $500.00 I feel strongly that the guidelines for existing service learning programs at other universities such as the University of Indiana (Dr. Ross came from there) www.indstate.edu/publicservice/gardenproject.htm primarily for sustainability

Community Garden Plot Project-UNT Dallas FWOP Student Association

Community Garden Plot Project-UNT Dallas FWOP Student Association

funding and UNT Dallas just spent $45 million on a LEEDS building. The Dallas County Master Gardeners Association is ready to help us with the project along with Don Lambert, Gardening in Community Development(GICD) and Our Savior Community Gardens (where I did my service learning).Dr. Amanda Coleman-Mason, our advisor, has made a committment involving her HSML classes for the service learning hours needed by her students. Francis Rizo has also made a committment to provide her leadership especially to me. Thanks to all of you.
Here is a link to the funding and another initiative part of the President’s Climate Comm. www.secondnature.org

Carolyn Kimball
President UNT Dallas FWOP Student Association
carolyn.kimball@yahoo.com


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