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Do You Know What Happens to Your Food?

Do you know what happens to your food? This was a guiding question at the composting workshop led by Andy Dunham on Monday, July 16. “Our goal is to improve food literacy,” Andy said. “That means knowing what happens to your food at every step of the way.” Composting is an important step in the […]

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Grinnell Giving Gardens

The Grinnell Giving Gardens crops are ready for harvest! Stop by the Ahrens Garden for cucumbers, Marvin Garden for strawberries, Davis Elementary, Fairview Elementary, Bailey Park Elementary and UnityPoint Health-GRMC Public Health for garlic, onions, radishes, peas, kale, broccoli, cucumbers, zucchini, summer squash and herbs. Be on the lookout for green beans at St. John’s […]

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Imagine Grinnell at the Farmers Market

If you are a frequent visitor to the Grinnell Farmers Market, you might have noticed a table with a big white table cloth, a large red sign and a stream of curious environmentalists. That’s Imagine Grinnell! Imagine Grinnell at the Farmers Market started with a table about Grinnell Recycling. We learned that the recycle center […]

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Grinnell Composts

On Monday, July 8th, a panel of waste reduction experts and enthusiasts came together at Drake Community Library to discuss composting. The event kicked off Imagine Grinnell’s Community Waste Reduction Speaker Series and became the official start of a conversation on what Grinnell can do to maintain its status as a sustainable and environmentally conscious […]