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Garden City Harvest builds community through agriculture by growing produce with and for people with low-incomes, offering education and training in ecologically conscious agriculture, and using our sites for the personal restoration of youth and adults. Learn more about our Community Gardens and Neighborhood Farms.

 

In the Media

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PEAS Farm crew leader says work environment instills sense of community, work ethic

Missoulian, Keila Szpaller, 8/10/2014

Editor’s note: This year, the Missoulian has a reporter and photographer spending time with the Youth Harvest program of Garden City Harvest, a nonprofit with a mission to build community through agriculture. Today, we start weekly profiles of the crew members and leaders who are working on the PEAS Farm.

Jesse Linton remembers the first time he walked onto the PEAS Farm, his impression of its vastness. . . Read more.

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Climate change presenting new challenges to farmers

Farming is a tough and unpredictable business. It requires hard manual labor and quick responses to complicated problems. Climate change holds the potential of adding a whole new level of complexity - and uncertainty - to Montana's top industry. . . Listen here.

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Kale Chips for 8,000 and Other Farm-to-school Successes by the Numbers

Huffington Post, Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, 10/14/2013

October is Farm to School Month, October 14-18 is National School Lunch Week, and Oct. 24 is Food Day. This trifecta of real food deliciousness benefits everyone: The farmers and ranchers who grow food for local districts, school nutrition directors who know exactly where their food comes from, and -- most of all -- millions of students who enjoy fresh food right on their school trays. . . Read more.

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Gardening helps transform a Missoula teenager

MTPR, Edward O'Brien, 8/2/2013

17-year-old Jesse Linton of Missoula has changed a lot over the past couple of years.

Not too long ago Linton says he went through a rebellious phase; some partying, intentionally irritating neighbors late at night - got a few tickets along the way too. He moved out of his house and couch-surfed for over two years before moving back in with his mom. . . Read/listen to more.

Tom Bauer of the Missoulian

PEAS, Please; Engen to make formal proposal to purchase farm from MCPS for $1.2M

The city of Missoula owns a mountain. Now, it wants to buy a farm.

Mayor John Engen will make a formal pitch to purchase the PEAS Farm from Missoula County Public Schools at Tuesday night’s school board meeting. . . Read more here.


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