Community gardening brings people together in a shared space to grow food. When community gardens follow organic growing practices, they provide fresh, healthy food that supports the health of the community, the people who grow it, and, of course, those who eat it.
Climate and Sustainability Commitment (As adopted by the Bethlehem Area School District, 28 April 2014) “Changes to Pennsylvania’s climate are happening now. While there is uncertainty as to the extent and timing of these impacts, it is undeniable that action … more
Use the comments feature on this page to add your thoughts on Envision LV’s draft report on the food system in the Lehigh Valley—whether it’s a response to what they included or something you think needs to be added. If … more
Many residents of and visitors to SouthSide Bethlehem have come to take the Maze Garden for granted. Following is a fascinating history of this unique space, prepared by John Pettegrew of Lehigh University. The Maze Garden (1996 – 2013) November … more
The Lafayette College Community Garden is my favorite place to be. But what makes it so special? The essence of community: I’m not just growing food for myself, but we’re all growing food for ourselves and our loved ones, together. … more
Lafayette College September 17, 2010 A Green Community: Organic Garden Allows Students, Faculty, and Staff to Learn and Grow Together By Jenn Bell ’11 Where is it that you can see Lafayette administrators, staff, faculty, and students working side by … more