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Urban Ag

Community Orchard

Located in the River Bend Neighborhood at 334 Forest Avenue, Forest Avenue Outreach’s Community Orchard is the “Jewel in the Crown of Des Moines.” It is a model for urban agriculture, and serves as a park, a gathering point for the community, and an outdoor classroom. There is a natural playscape area with a variety […]
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Kids Explorer Garden

This garden is located in the King-Irving Neighborhood and primarily used to provide youth with tangible, interactive, hands-on learning experiences through our Youth Garden Club. The neighbors enjoy watching kids experience food production while learning valuable life skills. Share this:FacebookGoogleTwitterEmailPrint
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Cooperative Garden

GARDENING IN THE COMMUNITY We have two cooperative gardens where we produced over three and a half tons of food in the last two years.  Volunteers enjoy first dibs and remaining produce is donated to neighborhood families directly or via local food pantries. In Spring 2015, we partnered with Lutheran Services in Iowa to provide […]
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