Garden City Harvest celebrates 20th anniversary with big plans

Missoulian, David Erickson, 7/16/2016

Garden City Harvest, a Missoula nonprofit dedicated to building community through agriculture, started in 1996 with a staff of three people growing vegetables on two small patches of rented urban land.

It was all funded with one small grant, and the future of the organization was uncertain.

Today the organization has 34 employees, an annual operating budget of $700,000 and is just beginning a fundraising effort for a huge $2.4 million redevelopment project at its River Road Neighborhood Farm and Community Garden…MORE