We are only a few weeks away from planting our first round of seeds, and our numbers continue to grow. As of today, we have 16 Burmese refugees looking forward to getting their hands dirty. However, by the end of this week, those numbers might climb as high as 30, as we have potential African and Vietnamese growers interested in the garden as well (this will be more definite in the coming week or so). Talk about a growing and changing garden!
As the time for planting quickly approaches and the numbers continue to grow, we are in desperate need of tools that are in good working condition. Here are the tools we have.
As you can see, it would be very difficult for all the growers to share just one shovel, one trowel, and one rake.
So when you finally get around to cleaning out that pesky corner in the garage, consider donating your old, but usable tools to the Columbia Refugee Garden Program. The more garden hoes and garden trowels the better!
Contact Phil at 442-7568 or donate directly at 201 W. Broadway, Building 5B, Columbia, MO (Located in Doctor’s Park directly across from the Columbia Public Library).
Thank you so much!
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