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The Community Table Recipe: Mango Sorbet

The Community Table Recipe: Mango Sorbet
In the throes of summer, I could eat ice cream for dinner every day. This mango sorbet is a refreshing, and less guilt-inducing, treat that only required three ingredients. Easy to make and so delicious, it'll be in my freezer for the next few months! Mangoes are the star of this so make sure yours are ripe and fragrant. Ingredients 2 large, ripe mangoes  juice and zest of 1-2 limes 1/2 cup sugar Cut the mangoes into chunks, removing as…

A Vote for the East Hollywood Community Garden is a Vote for Health, Happiness, and Organic Produce!

A Vote for the East Hollywood Community Garden is a Vote for Health, Happiness, and Organic Produce!
Nature's Path is hosting a contest to fund new green spaces for organic foods! Lucky for us, we're in the process of building the East Hollywood Community Garden, a garden-lover's dream come true. Vote for Us Head over to the contest and hit "VOTE NOW". It's that simple! http://us.naturespath.com/about/movements/gardens-for-good/apply What Your Vote Means With your support, we  may get up to $15,000 from Nature's Valley to build a SWEET community garden for the East Hollywood community. There will be up to…

Get to Know South Pasadena Community Garden

Get to Know South Pasadena Community Garden
Get to Know a Garden: South Pasadena The South Pasadena Community Garden at 1028 Magnolia Street is an example of persistence, creativity, and volunteership. On May 14th, South Pasadena Community Garden participated in the Eclectic Music Festival featuring the bands Picture Show,Lagoonatix and a flatfoot dancer, Rebecca Stout. Folks of all ages enjoyed live music among the sunflowers, green onions, swiss chard, and strawberries. The land was formerly assigned as a staging lot for the 710 Freeway extension and now boasts…

3 Minutes at Mott Street Urban Farm!

3 Minutes at Mott Street Urban Farm!
Our friends at LatiNation recently stopped by the Mott Street Urban Farm to learn about the garden, chat about the benefits of community gardens, and share the great relationships that have blossomed since the Urban Farm started! A quick 3 minutes will teach you all about the Boyle Heights gem! https://youtu.be/0hD3WfqkV-E

Get to Know Lavender Hill Farm!

Get to Know Lavender Hill Farm!
The history of Solano Canyon Community Garden is one of service and redemption. It first came into existence in 1996 when future LACGC co-founder Al Renner – himself a bit of an outlaw – petitioned to the Department of Rec and Parks to take over an area of Elysian Park prone to erosion and general neglect. He had helped supervise a group of young gang members on a garden project in Silver Lake, and knew first hand the benefits of…

Join In: LADWP Meetings About Schedule F

What is Schedule F's Proposal LADWP's Proposed Schedule F will raise water bills up to 289% over the next five years. What does that mean? The $1.37 you now pay per unit of water can end up becoming $5.32 by 2019. Schedule F Meetings Lucky for us, LADWP is organizing meetings to hear from residents. Don't let your voice go unheard; Join in on the conversation and learn more from LADWP about the proposed bill. Below are local meetings: find…