community gardens

Camp Washington
6:00 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Mules, River City make urban garden special

Residents of the River City Correctional Center build a barn for the two mules that will be part of the urban garden.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Camp Washington volunteers are rolling up their sleeves and developing a two-acre parcel of land on the old Workhouse site into an urban garden. They also have the help of the River City Correctional Center residents who enjoy learning about farming and being outside.

They already have the winter crop in the ground. It consists of bibb lettuce, bok choy, peas, garlic bulbs and strawberries.

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Meet Taja Sevelle
12:30 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Urban Farming

Chelsea VandeDrink spends a few minutes with the founder of the Urban Farming organization, Taja Sevelle, who has a local focus on reutilizing rain water by capturing it in 30 barrels purchased through a grant from the Coca-Cola Company, then using that to water the community gardens Urban Farming has around Cincinnati.