Community Crops provides
education, advocacy and
experiences to grow local food.

Community Crops

Community Crops is a non-profit organization that empowers people to grow food through education, experiences and resources. Join us to grow your own at a community garden, local farm, or your own backyard!

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Create a community where all people grow and enjoy healthy, local food.

 

 

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One of the compost piles at our Mustard Seed community garden is layered and ready to break down over the winter months! #compost #communitygarden #biodiveristy #organic #organicgardening #fungi #bacteria #invertebrates #composting ...

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1 week ago

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We are so thankful to MiddleCross Church for helping us with cleanup at the Mustard Seed community garden. Many hands make light work, and we are immensely grateful for your partnership! ...

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4 weeks ago

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The Community Crops Veggie Van is open for business at 2301 O St from 2-5 PM. Fall is here but summer veggies still abound. Come get your fill of produce from both seasons! ...

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4 weeks ago

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We had an amazing compost class at our Oak Lake community garden! Three Master Gardeners taught community members how to build the best compost piles to get the best compost quickly.

Thank you to Oak Lake Evangelical Free Church for hosting. Find out more about the Master Gardeners here: www.facebook.com/NebraskaMasterGardeners/
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4 weeks ago

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Dandelion Root "Coffee" Class. October 9th 6-8PM

Dandelion coffee is a caffeine-free, instant coffee-like blend. It’s actually tea made out of roasted dandelion root, which tastes and looks like coffee.

Dandelion root coffee is currently being researched for its medicinal benefits. It has been studied for its effects on cancer, liver function, cardiovascular health and blood glucose regulation.

Come learn how to make this healthy alternative to your morning coffee routine!

register:https://communitycrops.z2systems.com/np/clients/communitycrops/eventRegistration.jsp?event=1863&
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4 weeks ago

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A huge THANK YOU to our gardeners, Salim, Elpidia, and Daw. At the 100th birthday celebration of "My Antonia", they read a translated passage from the novel in Arabic, Kurdish, Spanish, and Karen.

We really appreciate the Willa Cather Archive for letting us be a part of this amazing celebration. Thank you to everyone who attended this event and made it such a success!
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1 month ago

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Thank you to this group volunteers from Allo for helping us maintain our Community Garden Site at 14th & Hudson! We would also like to thank United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County for organizing this event. We appreciate all of the amazing effort.

There are 14 families at this site. This garden provides the opportunity for them to grow healthy, local food for themselves. Contributions from volunteers and organizations like Allo and United Way make gardens like this possible.
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2 months ago

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Lots of rain means lots of cleaning for the Community Crops Veggie Van Veggies! These radishes and turnips sure do shine up nice! In addition to the beautiful root crops pictured, we'll also have Gala apples, aronia berries, summer squashes, cherry tomatoes, orange and yellow bell peppers, okra, green onions, eggplant and more! See you Health 360 Clinic (2301 O St) on Thursday 9/6 from 2-5PM! ...

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