The Growing Community Project in the news

596 Article on Community Gardens, see page 39
596 Quarterly Magazine, August 2010, Article on Helena community gardens

Class #6: Cooking from the Garden
Independent Record, August 23, 2010, Article on Class #6: Cooking from the Garden

Photo credit: Alana Listoe, Helena IR, 2010

SNAP usage increases
Independent Record, August 22, 2010, Article on the increase in SNAP recipients


Cruse Overlook Garden
Independent Record, July 19, 2010, Article on the new Cruse Overlook Community Garden

City approves to keep funding for community gardens!
Independent Record, July 13, 2010, Thanks to everyone who showed strong support for community gardens!

Increasing Obesity Rates in Montana
Editorial on Obesity in Helena
Independent Record, July 6, 2010, Article and accompanying editorial on increasing obesity trends in Montana—another reason for growing your own!


Speaking Up for Community Gardens
KXLH, June 22nd, 2010, TV news story on why residents are speaking up for community gardens.

Garden Supporters Urge City Commission
Independent Record, June 22nd, 2010, Article on the City Commission's public hearing on proposed budget cuts.

The Florence Crittenton Home Garden is Expanding!
Independent Record, June 14, 2010, Article on the garden at the Florence Crittenton Home.

Author Mark Winne Comes to Helena
Independent Record, April 12, 2010, Article on author Mark Winne's visit to Helena.


Article on the renaming of Beltview Park to Selma Held Park
Independent Record, February 23, 2010, Article on the renaming of Beltview Park to Selma Held Park.

Community Harvest: Project aims to place a community garden within walking distance of every home


Independent Record, October 11, 2009
Article on the Growing Community Project, upcoming classes and Good Eats for Local Feats fundraiser for new Cruse Overlook Garden.

Dancing Lotus giving portion of profits to community gardens
Independent Record, August 25, 2009

New Community Garden Takes Root
Independent Record, July 7, 2009
Letter to the Editor thanking all the volunteers and businesses who helped build the Plymouth Community Garden

People worth Knowing: Selma Held
Independent Record, May 15, 2009


87-year-old Helena woman devotes herself to ensuring east-side park becomes reality
A profile of Growing Community Project member Selma Held

Community Gardens Take Off!
Independent Record, April 12, 2009
Interview with speaker Mary Stein.

Garden Project a Sucess
Queen City News, November 19, 2008
An editorial thanking the volunteers who working on the Volunteer For Veggies program.

Thank You for Fundraiser
Independent Record, October 1, 2008
An editorial thanking the restaurants that participated in the second annual Good Eats for Local Feats fundraiser.

Knowledge to Build, Courage to Grow
AERO Sun Times, Summer 2008
Richard Thieltges is spotlighted in the AERO Sun Times Member Profile. The article highlights his dedicated work with the Growing Community Project, and his love of growing food.
Read more articles in the AERO Sun Times


Growth Advocate
Independent Record, June 30, 2008
People Worth Knowing: Joyce Brown. Joyce coordinated the effort to build the Food Share Community Garden

Secrets Between the Weeds
Queen City News, June 25, 2008
The weekly "Helena's Growing" column, written by Rachel Conn on what weeds can tell us about our soil.

One Solution to Food Costs
Queen City News, June 11, 2008
An editorial about rising food prices and how community gardens can make healthy food more accessible.

Transplanting Tidbits
Queen City News, June 11, 2008
The weekly "Helena's Growing" column, written by Rachel Conn on transplanting starts.

Eat Local, Learn about Gardens
Independent Record, April 9, 2008
An article about the importance of community gardens and local food that ran before Josh Slotnick's presentation.

Building Community Gardens One Neighbor at a Time
AERO Sun Times, Winter 2008
An article by Kathryn Hutchinson of AERO about the Growing Community Project.
Read more articles in the AERO Sun Times

A Good Thing Growing
Independent Record, May 17, 2007
An article about PAL and the Growing Community Project working to put in a garden in Lincoln Park.

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