Heart of Ohio Chapter Tour: Together We Grow

Thursday, May 20—6 – 8 p.m.

Together We Grow (TWG) is a nonprofit organization that strategically places community gardens in low income areas of Licking County. These gardens supply places for people to grow their own food and also three FREE U-Pick markets, in areas where many people face food insecurity on a regular basis. TWG also has gardens in every school in Newark City schools, as well as a greenhouse complex that houses three programs. Here We Grow Gardens, for adults with developmental disabilities. Victory Gardens for Veterans provides free garden beds for each veteran who wants to grow their own garden. Power of Plants educational program serves students from preschool through high school.

On your tour, you will visit four different gardens, get to visit our greenhouse complex, see our aquaponics system, and see our Children’s Garden, and maybe get to pick some ripe raspberries!

Farm Tour Locations

Small group tours will take place at four different Together We Grow sites in Newark, Ohio. Attendees will RSVP for the address of the site they wish to start at.

Farm Tour Details

RSVP: To keep groups small we are having groups of 10 or less start at each garden at 6pm, take a 15-20 minute tour, then go to the next garden. Reserve your spot by RSVPing for the garden location you want to start at.

Questions: Contact OEFFA Education Programs and Events Coordinator Milo Petruziello at (614) 947-1606 or milo@oeffa.org. For more information about the the Heart of Ohio Chapter, contact Frank Broering at fbroerin@hotmail.com. For more information about Together We Grow, contact Pam Roberts at (740) 328-8338 or togetherwegrowinc@gmail.com

COVID-19 Safety

Tour groups will be limited to no more than 10 people. Only attendees that RSVP will be allowed to tour the sites; those without an RSVP will be turned away. All attendees must wear masks while they are at a tour site.