Growing Roots Community Gardens
The Garden will be supervised by Michael McGee, who will also provide hands-on instruction in healthy cooking, composting and other valuable information. McGee, Poison Free’s Environmental Director, holds a B.S. in Environmental Studies from Lesley University, Cambridge MA, and has studied sustainable practices throughout the continental U.S. and Hawaii.
Our Latest:Growing Roots - Spring Street, Aliquippa.
This project is being completed in conjunction with Aliquippa Impact, more photos to come. This area will be transformed from a three lot area of rubble and rock into an majestic English style community garden.
Copyright 2009 Kate Gazaway
Our Project Green ServicesOrganic Community Gardens:
Poison Free is working in conjunction with various community organizations this Spring / Summer to provide organic community gardens or urban farming initiatives that will provide fresh organic produce and healthier eating habits Beaver County. We will be breaking ground, planting crops, rerouting rain collection drainage to the garden in different housing developments, and most importantly working beside and training residents how to care for the organic garden and make it successful!
Poison Free is proud to offer our first of many "GREEN" programs to local youth under Project GREEN.
The first program being offered is our "Applied Ecology - Why being GREEN matters"
This program will cover topics in depth such as Ecology, Forestry, Geography, while providing a broad brush stroke of Carbon Footprint, Green Technology, and Sustainable Organic Gardening.
We are very excited to be Beaver County's GREEN specialist providing innovative services and consultation to the Beaver County and greater Pittsburgh Areas. Please contact us for more information regarding these GREEN programs or others we provide by clicking on the "Contact Us" button found at the top of each page.
Poison Free is positive peer pressure for stewardship of our planet.
Courses coming soon:
1) Carbon Footprint
2) Sustainable Organic Gardening
3) Green Architecture
4) Wasting Away - How to reduce America's waste
5) The Wild Around - Local animal & nature education
6) Whole Food Nutrition - Organic Foods
and many more.....