back on causes

hi! we moved a lot of our updates over to our facebook page, but recently realized that we have been missing out on utilizing causes as a fundraising tool for us. We now have 26 Big Garden sites in Omaha, around ten in southeast Nebraska, and are already…Read More

new Big Garden facebook page

Greetings! We are going to keep our Cause page active because it has the potential to be a super fund-raising tool - but we have also started a Big Garden facebook Page, where we will post news updates, photos and upcoming events. Thanks for your support, and…Read More

Garden Harvest party November 1

hi, friends! I'm hoping you will mark your calendar now for our third annual Harvest Party, November 1st at the Hot Shops in Omaha. Tickets are $20 each, and we guarantee tasty food, great music, and fun times. Can't attend? we do not have a raffle option due…Read More

Big Garden goes rural

The Big Garden is growing! We are pleased to announce that we have just received a grant for $297,582 over the next three years to bring community gardens to the rural counties south of the metro area. Details will be coming shortly regarding our new…Read More

Big Garden in this week's Omaha Reader

Greetings! Just wanted to let you know that this week's Omaha Reader has a terrific article about community gardens, including the Big Garden. Once I figure out how to post the article I will - for now, copies are available around town until Wednesday April…Read More

Big Garden at Earth Day Omaha

Looking for something to do in Omaha this Saturday? Join us for Earth Day at Elmwood Park (rain date April 25). Our booth will be up from noon until 6pm. I'll be speaking about the awesomeness of vegetables on the main stage sometime around 2:30pm... but…Read More

getting ready for 2009 gardens

Greetings! now's the time to plan for 2009 gardens... check out our new website at for photos, updates, and current garden sites. This year we are adding rural gardens in the counties south of the metro area, so there are plenty of options…Read More
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