Interested in establishing a community garden at Tobin Library at Oakwell? Anyone interested in helping create one is urged to attend this informational meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9 at the library, 4134 Harry Wurzbach Road.
Angela Hartsell, Community Gardens manager for Green Spaces Alliance, will discuss what goes into the project. Before coming to Green Spaces Alliance, she served with a Chicago organization that provides job-training through an organic agriculture business. Angela has a background in environmental studies, land research, and cultural relations. Her experience includes data management, event planning, volunteer coordination, resource gathering and participant training. She holds a vision to develop and encourage an ecological perspective for sustainable community development.