2016: Day of Learning on Food Security

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community development, adult education, nutrition education

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The Manhattan Community Garden, sponsored by the UFM Community Learning Center, has been a centerpiece of the city for over 42 years, making it the oldest community garden in Kansas. In 2015, the 283 plots of land were gardened by 183 families. Despite its contribution to self-sustaining community food security, the Manhattan garden provide space for mentorship, social interaction among community members, and education for children on nutrition and biology.

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The Community Garden: Addressing Food Security & Much More!

The Manhattan Community Garden, sponsored by the UFM Community Learning Center, has been a centerpiece of the city for over 42 years, making it the oldest community garden in Kansas. In 2015, the 283 plots of land were gardened by 183 families. Despite its contribution to self-sustaining community food security, the Manhattan garden provide space for mentorship, social interaction among community members, and education for children on nutrition and biology.