Midtown Partners receives Fiskars Grant

As a leader in the lawn and garden industry, Fiskars believes in contributing to community gardening and the healthy, sustainable living it provides. Through Project Orange Thumb®, Fiskars awards cash, garden tools and materials to help support community garden goals across North America. This year’s grant recipients are:

  • Bread for the City, Washington, D.C.
  • Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, Rochester, Michigan
  • Boys and Girls Club of America, Alameda, California
  • GRuB Farm, Olympia, Washington
  • The Sustainable Food Center, Austin, Texas
  • The Karma Project, Penetanguishene, Ontario
  • Midtown Partners, Inc., Jackson, Mississippi
  • Community Food Initiatives, Appalachian, Ohio
  • Esquimalt Community Gardens Society, Esquimalt, B.C.
  • Another Avenue Cultural Resource Center, Nashville, Tennessee

In addition, community-based non-profit organization Rockaway Waterfront Alliance of Far Rockaway, New York, will receive a complete garden makeover in their neighborhood. Fiskars will visit their chosen site and team-up with volunteers, local business leaders and community partners to transform a vacant space into a beautiful and productive community garden — all in just one day.

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