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Dennis McClung

329 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

Geoff Lawton just featured a food forest development in Davis California which I think can be a nice set of concepts to follow for the food forest/community/farmers market.

vimeo.com/168769068?inf_contac...

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Posted Oct 13, 2017
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Stacy Guthrie

This would be great especially for those who are close to downtown Mesa! For those who aren't as near here's another solution for you
My husband and I recently launched our business and our goal is to teach people how to garden in their own backyards. WE are both Mesa natives and would love to see our city flourish (both figuratively and literally)!
We offer various tiers that fit your needs and we also have free information on our website about what, when, and how to plant your garden. However, we have found through the years that the most successful gardeners are those that learn in person rather than through the internet! Check out our page (it's still getting built out) and contact us if you want to start growing!
www.getgardensmart.com

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Posted Oct 5, 2017
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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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