Archive for February 14, 2008

A sustainable village in the heart of Cedar Rapids

An update on the progress of the Oakhill Jackson and Wellington Heights residents’ community vegetable gardens will be among the topics discussed at a community forum scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at the Jane Boyd Community Center, 943 14th Ave. SE, in Cedar Rapids.

Lynette Richards and Kathy McCarthy will also provide a report on the local healthy food access alliance project operating as a joint effort between the Oakhill Jackson Neighborhood, Metro High School students and Kalona Organics.

Other topics at the meeting include discussion of plans for a sustainable urban community in the heart of Cedar Rapids. The meeting is open to the public.

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