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The Big Garden began in 2005. Initially funded by the USDA's Community Food Project, the Big Garden had a goal of creating 12 community gardens in three years. Five years later the Big Garden included 26 gardens in the metro-Omaha area and added a sister project, the Big Rural Garden, in Southeast Nebraska. Today, the Big Garden is a network of over 100 community gardens in metro-Omaha and rural and semi-rural communities in Nebraska, Kansas, and Iowa---and growing!

 

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Healing in a Garden

Healing in a Garden

 June 28, 2014 by Cait Caughey A few weeks ago, we facilitated our second class at the Santa Monica House in Omaha; a group home for women recovering from chemical dependency. They have...

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Garden of Grace

Garden of Grace

June 30, 2014  We recently caught up with friends from Grace United Methodist Church in Emporia, Kansas, while attending the annual meeting of the Great Plains Conference, in Lincoln, NE. The...

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Putting the Big Garden on the Map

Putting the Big Garden on the Map

June 26, 2014  In early June, the Big Garden commissioned Steve Raglin Graphic Design to create large-scale, comprehensive maps of Big Garden sites. This visual aid is especially important because our...

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