Rockford Community Gardens

REF awards grants totaling more than $36,000

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

A grant from the Rockford Education Foundation enables students from River Valley Academy and Rockford preschoolers to work together on a composting project for the Rockford Community Gardens. The collaboration between the two schools’ students will continue as both will fill the bins while learning about composting. A total of 51 grants supporting educational [...]

Rockford is a community of “green thumbs”

September 29, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL Rockford Garden Club initiates project to beautify the perimeter of the Community Garden located behind the Rockford Administration Building. Pictured (l- r) Dave Hoovier, Jim Kilbourne, and Nancy Kilbourne. Not pictured: Nancy Hoovler, Kathy and Tom Healy. Photo by CLIFF HILL Whether it’s purchasing and consuming healthy and just harvested local [...]