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Dennis McClung

274 neighbors want a food forest, community garden, nursery, community education center, and a farmer's market downtown in Mesa.

I want to establish the Mesa Green Center that combines a food forest, community garden, nursery, community education center, and a farmer's market downtown in Mesa.  This will serve as a place for the community to learn and practice sustainable food production.  My organization will donate food forest fruit trees, provide free public access to garden seeds, and sustainability classes.   The Mesa Green Center can serve as the hub of Mesa's green future!

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Catherine, The Herb Lady

As a lecturer and blogger on Edible Landscaping in the Desert I hope this project becomes a reality. I am happy to see this concept germinate and take root. I can pass the word around and see what interest I can dig up. All puns aside this is a project that NEEDS to be. -- Catherine, The Herb Lady

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Posted Sep 19, 2017
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Kari Wagner

Hi. I am a director of Soul Center Project at 420 W Mahoney. So excited to read this post! We share in this vision ❤️ Soul Center Project is a non profit healing center for the community to gather in unity for the highest good of all. Hi!!!

We have a 6500 sq space in our backyard- located off of Country Club and Main Street. Today we met with a team of local Permaculturists, but we need all the help we can get from the community! We would love to connect!!

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Posted Sep 18, 2017
Pamela Ransom
Pamela Ransom
Sep 18, 2017

I'm so excited reading your post! Count me in! I'm a retired first grade teacher, so I didn't really have any experience, but I'd be happy to help out. Let me know how I can assist!

Posted by Pamela Ransom on Sep 18, 2017
Trey Haltom
Trey Haltom
Sep 21, 2017

Hi Keri,
I'm presently in North Phoenix with my daughter who is the president of my music publishing company, and were trying to finish our main product distribution web site. In the meantime I will be coming to meas this weekend, and hope we can make a connection. give me a call at (602) 619-2117. I will probably make it there around noon

Posted by Trey Haltom on Sep 21, 2017
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Trey Haltom

I am ready, willing, and able to begin this project whenever Mesa is ready. Here are photos of my earlier projects as a sample of my ability and legendary green thumb, more images here: peppergardens.blogspot.com/

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Posted Sep 17, 2017
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Pamela Ransom

I am happy to assist others and directly help with the garden.

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Posted Sep 9, 2017
Marie Green
Marie Green
Sep 9, 2017

Yes!!! A hundred times yes!

Posted by Marie Green on Sep 9, 2017
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Dennis McClung
Dennis McClung
Sep 6, 2017

Mesa Green Center - Virtual Reality Tour & Exploratory Meeting - Open To Public
Saturday, September 16, 2017, 1:30pm - 2:30 PM
Mesa Main Library - 64 E 1st St, Mesa, AZ

www.facebook.com/events/187688...

Join us at Mesa Main Library to discuss a very exciting proposal. The Mesa Green Center is a popular public initiative bringing a green center to Mesa, AZ! The proposed Mesa Green Center brings a food forest, community garden, nursery, community education center, and a farmer's market downtown in Mesa. This is a public exploratory meeting to see what it will take to make this popular initiative a reality. Join us to take a virtual reality tour and discuss this incredible community movement!

Who Went?

Denise
Marie Green
Barbara D'Angelo
Betsy Soderquist
Dennis McClung
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Jennifer Duff

The City land at Mesa Dr/University (Site 17) might be a good location.

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Posted Aug 25, 2017
Christina Espinoza
Christina Espinoza
Aug 30, 2017

Si me gusta la idea!

Posted by Christina Espinoza on Aug 30, 2017
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Nicole Pena Yontz

This is a great idea! My kids love gardens but we have the hardest time growing at our own home. A community garden would be a wonderful to teach gardening.

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Posted Aug 21, 2017
Elaissia
Elaissia
Aug 21, 2017

Agreed! Let's build on what we already have in existence.

Posted by Elaissia on Aug 21, 2017
Marisol Escandon
Marisol Escandon
Aug 22, 2017

si me gusta la idea y podrían agregar restaurantes como en la marquesa México, y una resbaladilla gigante, paseo a caballo y una granja donde los niños conozcan los animales y miren como cultivar la tierra.

Posted by Marisol Escandon on Aug 22, 2017
Sharon
Sharon
Sep 8, 2017

Where is it exactly? I have never seen this mentioned anywhere.

Posted by Sharon on Sep 8, 2017
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