Victory gardens: A revival

March 2017 Posted in Community, Garden | Comments Off on Victory gardens: A revival

By Melissa Wagoner “Uncle Sam says – garden to cut food costs,” proclaimed a victory garden advertisement printed by the US Department of Agriculture in 1917. Used to take pressure off of the food supply during World War I and II, ...

Growing together: Newcomers welcome to garden plots

June 2017 Posted in Community, Garden | Comments Off on Growing together: Newcomers welcome to garden plots

By Melissa Wagoner No space for a garden? No problem. Several churches in Silverton offer community garden space free of charge. No charge for the land, the water and in some cases even the seeds and plants. “The church is committed to ...