Fiskars Kicks Off 2015 Project Orange Thumb Community Garden Inititiative

November 18, 2015


Community gardening cultivates many things: creative expression, beautiful outdoor spaces, civic and community collaboration, healthy hand-grown foods and sustainable living.


As a leader in the garden industry celebrating and supporting community gardening, Fiskars launched Project Orange Thumb, a community gardening … Read More...

Fiskars Project Orange Thumb Grant Recipient: Washington Shores Community Garden

August 29, 2015


Since we posted earlier about the Fiskars Project Orange Thumb community gardens grant program, thirty grant recipients in the U.S. and Canada have begun using their awards to bring their garden plans to fruition.


One of those grant recipients was

NYC’s Lowline Underground Park To See Light of Day

July 6, 2015


New York City is famous for its skyline, not so much for its treeline. The city has some great parks, but for 8.4 million people, it could still use more. One solution: go underground. That’s where you’ll find the Lowline, Read More...

Fiskars Announces Project Orange Thumb Community Garden Grant Recipients

March 2, 2015


Now in its 13th year, Fiskars Project Orange Thumb® awards cash and garden tools to community groups across North America and Canada. I was honored to accept their invitation to be on their editorial board where I helped select Read More...

Project Orange Thumb Seeds Community Gardens

January 15, 2015


Community gardens offer an opportunity to grow food collectively–great for those without their own land, and especially vital in areas where fresh produce may not be plentiful. But more importantly: community gardens improve the quality of people’s lives.


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