Grants available for public gardens

Published Feb 9, 2013 at 04:00AM

The Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council is offering grants for local public community gardens in Central Oregon.

Grants of up to $2,000 are available. The goal is to strengthen food security in the area. Grant applications are due March 5. The grants are part of COIC’s Cultivating Local Food, a project funded by the Meyer Memorial Trust.

Contact: http://coic2.org/community-develop ment/food-systems or email Katrina Van Dis at kvandis@coic.org.

— From staff reports