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Baltimore’s Community Gardens Make Friends with Corner Stores

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We’re excited to hear that Reservoir Hill is taking community gardens to the next level:  as of this week, the neighborhood will boast the first corner store to sell fresh produce that’s been grown on a formerly-vacant lot in the community. If ever there was a low-key way to combat food deserts, this might be it.

May the Best Tomato Win!

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Pedigree dog shows always seemed completely inane to me, but for some reason the idea of an heirloom vegetable competition is one that I can totally get behind. If you happen to have any odd-looking-but-incredible-tasting tomatoes in your garden, bring them along to Cylburn Arboretum‘s Heirloom Vegetable Celebration this Saturday; you’ll get a chance to vie with other urban gardeners in a juried vegetable show. Only the juiciest tomato will emerge victorious!

Or, if you prefer your vegetables less competitive and more collaborative, you’ll appreciate the accompanying garden tour/party at Whitelock Community Farm in Reservoir Hill; plenty of family-type activities are being planned, most of them vegetable themed.

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