There was a summer garden harvest celebration last night at Sagebrush Community Garden in Sheridan. Around sixty locals feasted on toasted corn, crisp cut cucumber, fresh potato fries and other garden and non-garden treats, including elk burgers and shish kabobs. This celebration was following a multiple-garden trolley tour of several of the local community gardens.
Dr. Scott Nickerson's family's charitable foundation, Partners in Philanthropy, sponsored the original community garden in 2009 at Sheridan College. He explains why the tour and celebration was organized:
From the original plot at Sheridan College, between 150 to 200 community gardeners have sprouted. Project Coordinator Boby Legerski adds that the gardening project is not just looking to grow:
And for those potential gardeners who are now feeling their green thumb “twitching,” Scott says:
Contact Info for community garden plots:
Gene Davis: 753-6085