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 responsible environmental stewards, school districts should address the climate challenge by reducing emissions and integrating sustainability into both their educational programs as well as into their support operations. School districts that proactively address environmental concerns … 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
Campus gardens are an important source of fresh, local, naturally- and sustainably-grown food—and an important way to help students develop new understandings of how fresh local food contributes to health and well being. Lafayette: ‘A Green Community: Organic Garden Allows … more
The West Ward Neighborhood Partnership (WWNP) was established by the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley (CACLV) to help mobilize resources for the economic development of Easton’s West Ward neighborhood. WWNP also operates the Commonwealth’s Elm Street Program. Recently, … more