In efforts to help make the grounds and gardens more vibrant at the Americana World Community Center, two students from UofL are heading a garden service day at Americana as part of Mayor’s Give a Day Week. Please join us for any amount of time you can and/or make a donation using this link: https://www.crowdrise.com/americana-garden-service-project
You’re invited to a Garden Party! Join us Thursday, October 27th from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in Americana’s community garden. Learn about Americana’s community garden, meet some of our refugee and immigrant families, discover international ingredients and how to cook with them, and practice saving seeds.
There will be interesting snacks, music, and tours of Americana. We’re asking for a $10 suggested donation at the door to support the program. This event is family friendly and kids are free.
The Americana Community Garden consists of family plots where immigrants and refugees are empowered to grow food for themselves and their community. There is also a Children’s Garden where youth in Americana’s After School Program can get their hands dirty while learning about nutrition and environmental sustainability.
We are happy to announce that Americana, in partnership with RAPP (Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program), has plans to expand to a further acre of land onsite, providing growing space for over 100 more families!
All proceeds from this event will support Americana’s Community Garden program and will help us make this expansion possible!
For more information, visit the Facebook event page.