Fall Creek Gardenshttp://www.fallcreekgardens.org Urban Growers Resource CenterSun, 09 Apr 2017 21:37:52 +0000en-UShourly1http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.19SOIL HEALTH OPEN HOUSEhttp://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2017/04/soil-health-open-house/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2017/04/soil-health-open-house/#commentsWed, 05 Apr 2017 03:05:30 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2719
Visit the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District’s demonstration growing beds at Fall Creek Gardens!  Soil health specialists will show ou about cover cropping and soil health techniques in raised garden beds.  Bring kids, parents, friends- all are welcome!   THURSDAY, APRIL 13th, 4-6PM; AT FALL CREEK GARDENS.  RSVP PLEASE- http://tinyurl.com/1423srq


Garden Cleanuphttp://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2017/03/2700/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2017/03/2700/#commentsWed, 29 Mar 2017 23:13:16 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2700garden volJoin us in the Fall Creek Garden on Saturday, April 15th as we beautify our neighborhood. Bring a trash bag, tennis shoes and a willingness to get your hands dirty while we make an effort to improve the Mapleton Fall Creek Neighborhood! Clean up is from 10am until 2pm. Plots are still available and will be for sale April 15th at the garden. Each 8′x4′ plot is $20 for the entire year. Hope to see you out Saturday, April 15 at Fall Creek Gardens.



BBQ in the Garden!http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2016/08/bbq/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2016/08/bbq/#commentsThu, 04 Aug 2016 19:00:46 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2685Join Fall Creek Gardens Saturday, September 17, from 3pm to 7pm for a COMMUNITY BBQ!!!

We’ll have games, music, tours, demonstrations, and information on how you can get involved.

There are a few growing plots available for rent. This is a great time to plant the cool season plants like Collard Greens. Plots are only $15 a year to grow your own healthy produce. Join us for free food, fun, fellowship, and information on how you can grow with Fall Creek Gardens.

The Community BBQ, Saturday, September 17, 3pm-7pm.

Let’s Grow Our Community With LaManda Joy From Peterson Garden Projecthttp://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2016/04/lets-grow-our-community-with-lamanda-joy-from-peterson-garden-project/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2016/04/lets-grow-our-community-with-lamanda-joy-from-peterson-garden-project/#commentsSun, 24 Apr 2016 20:05:08 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=26322013.08.26-LaManda Joy copy (1)Fall Creek Gardens is bringing award-winning Master Gardener, author, Peterson Garden Project founder and executive director, LaManda Joy, to Indy on Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7pm – 9pm. This community event features an interactive discussion with LaManda on community gardens and how they enhance cities and the lives it touches through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food.

The event will take place at Shortridge High School in the Caleb Mills Auditorium, 3401 North Meridian Street Indianapolis, IN 46208.

Other event highlights include:

Learn how to garden this winter with FCG!http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/12/learn-how-to-garden-this-winter-with-fcg/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/12/learn-how-to-garden-this-winter-with-fcg/#commentsWed, 02 Dec 2015 19:40:18 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2566Fall Creek Gardens and the Indiana Organic Gardeners Association (IOGA) are excited to present our 4th annual winter class series:

 organic garden class collage

Organic Gardening for Beginners

Our four-part class series features one class each month from January through April–preparing you to grow your very own organic garden this spring!  Register for all four classes before February 13th for almost 40% off!  Learn more about class content and our instructor below, and click here to register:

Giving Tuesday! Help us grow!http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/12/giving-tuesday-help-us-grow/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/12/giving-tuesday-help-us-grow/#commentsTue, 01 Dec 2015 18:39:43 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2559If Black Friday and Cyber Monday

have left you tired of shopping,

don’t forget that today is

Giving Tuesday!


Today is the perfect day to put your dollars to work in support of non-profits like Fall Creek Gardens.

Please support our gardens, our work bringing better access to fresh produce to our community…and our exciting plans to renovate our building at 3018 Central Avenue into a resource center for urban food!

Donating is easy–simply click the “Donate” button at the top of this page, and make

New dates for the LaManda Joy lecture!http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/10/new-dates-for-the-lamanda-joy-lecture/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/10/new-dates-for-the-lamanda-joy-lecture/#commentsFri, 09 Oct 2015 14:05:35 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2548NEWS UPDATE - Please be advised that due to unexpected emerging scheduling conflicts, new dates for the LaManda Joy lecture and reception are coming soon!!
Thank you for your ongoing support!

Your Urban Garden Resource Center,

Fall Creek Gardens
August Fundraiser for Fall Creek Gardens at Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple!http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/08/august-fundraiser-for-fall-creek-gardens-at-union-jack-pub-in-broad-ripple/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/08/august-fundraiser-for-fall-creek-gardens-at-union-jack-pub-in-broad-ripple/#commentsTue, 04 Aug 2015 16:07:55 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2502Did you know that you can enjoy a night out with friends and benefit Fall Creek Gardens at the same time?

It is Meaningful Mixes time–a great way to enjoy an adult beverage while you feel good about helping a local non-profit!

Sip on an cocktail at Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple during the month of August, and a portion of the proceeds come to support our garden.  Click here for the menu of delicious cocktails:  http://unionjackpub.co/events/meaningful-mixes/meaningful-mixes-menu/ 

Make sure to share this fun opportunity with friends and family, and be careful to drink moderately and responsibly!


Fall Creek Gardens in the News!http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/06/fall-creek-gardens-in-the-news/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/06/fall-creek-gardens-in-the-news/#commentsWed, 10 Jun 2015 19:34:37 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2480

Channel 8 did a story on our garden! For the full story click here.

Garden Chef Cooking Classes Starting June 10th!http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/06/garden-chef-cooking-classes-starting-june-10th/ http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/2015/06/garden-chef-cooking-classes-starting-june-10th/#commentsWed, 03 Jun 2015 15:09:30 +0000http://www.fallcreekgardens.org/?p=2461 


Kelly Kimpton, chef at Soulshine Market catering and mobile kitchen, is partnering with Fall Creek Gardens to offer cooking classes to the community! The classes will be based around using seasonal veggies to create fresh, healthy meals, and we’ll be using produce from our teaching garden whenever possible.

For our June 10th class, we’ll be exploring chopped spring vegetable salad and tomato pie!  Yum! Come learn, taste, and take home recipes and nutritional information. There is a $5 fee to cover any ingredients we might need to purchase.  We’ll be posting updated