Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Riverside/Avondale Community Forum: Urban Agriculture

RAP is joining forces with Sustainable Springfield to present a community forum on Urban Agriculture. Topics discussed will be potential locations for a community garden in Riverside Avondale, as well as proposed Goat and Hen Legislation. Learn about this growing nation-wide movement and efforts to bring urban agriculture to Jacksonville.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 6:30pm-8:30pm

Willowbranch Library, Conference Room
2875 Park Street, Jacksonville, Florida

Find out more: https://www.facebook.com/events/307981449240723/

Here is a link to their Urban Agriculture Survey. If you reside in the Riverside Avondale Neighborhoods, they'd like to hear from you!  Survey is about proposed locations for a community garden in Riverside Avondale neighborhoods and proposed hen legislation. Please take a few minutes to let them know what you think.

You can also contact a second group working in Riverside/Avondale

To become part of the organizing group for the Avondale/Riverside Community Garden, please keep reading!
  • Please email the garden at ARcommunitygarden@yahoo.com with your contact information
  • Please tell us about yourself (i.e. do you currently garden, compost, participate in similar community projects, etc). Your skills will definitely be needed for this garden to be a success
  • Please let us know what aspect of volunteering you are interested in
  • Lastly, please check us out the following links (they are a work in progress):
Our facebook page

If you are interested in becoming involved in Community Garden development efforts in your area, please use the following link: