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Want to help build and beautify your neighborhood?

Want to help build and beautify your neighborhood?? Sign up now for the Ginter Urban Gardener Training program!

The goal of the Ginter Urban Gardener program is to build the capacity of neighborhoods and individuals to carry out community greening improvements. The 12-week training program teaches sustainable horticulture, urban greening and community building within urban areas, and is designed to provide citizens with the skills necessary to increase the number of sustainable, community-supported urban green spaces.

The classes will be on Wednesday evenings, from September 13th through December 6, from 6:30 – 9:30 PM, at the Bon Secours Center for Healthy Living Sarah Garland Jones Center
(2600 Nine Mile Road). There will also be Saturday Service-Learning Sessions, from September 16th through December 9, at 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

The application is HERE and is due by Friday, August 11th.

Participants must be 18 years or older, and commit to attending all sessions. There is an application fee of $150 (some financial assistance is available).

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