The 2012 Gardens for Good grant program, a project of Nature’s Path and Organic Gardening magazine, is open for public voting. Fans of fresh organic food can visit the Nature’s Path Facebook page and vote for one of more than 100 organic community gardening projects.
The top six U.S.-based organizations and the top three Canada-based projects will move on to the final round. During this last round of judging, Nature’s Path will choose three winners, two from the United States and one from Canada.
Each winning project will receive a $15,000 cash grant, mentorship from Organic Gardening magazine and a supply of Nature’s Path organic food products to donate to a local food bank.
Arran Stephens, Nature's Path co-founder, explains two goals of the Gardens for Good grant program: “Through this program, we hope not only to provide funds for urban farming projects, but to also cultivate socially responsible community leaders who will bring people together to feed those in need.”
Organic urban gardens at schools, churches and in community centers are trying to snag the much-needed votes to win the $15,000 prize, so head on over to the Nature’s Path Facebook page
and cast your vote.