In summer of 2016, Celina Community Gardens, was started through a collaboration among the Mercer County Senior Fair Board, local civic leaders, and area residents who shared vision for….
GOALS of Celina Community Gardens
To steward a green space that is ecologically-friendly and aesthetically-pleasing
To invite contact with plants, birds, butterflies, and nature
To grow a diverse group of healthy plants: fruit, vegetable, herb, flower and ornamental
To provide a means for individuals or groups to grow the foods they eat
To enable people to harvest high-quality produce to share with others in the community
To aid others in reaping the many benefits of community gardening (health, connection with nature, life skills, and financial security)
To encourage relationship building and strengthening a sense of community
To be an education resource for best practices in our locale: environmental stewardship, conservation, preservation, stewardship, sustainability, permaculture, food preparation and preservation, and more.
To host educational and celebratory events for members and the community
Yes, you can help. To find out more, click here to see some suggestions. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Steering Committee for Celina Community Gardens, 2016
Steering Committee for Women in Leadership of West Central Ohio, 2015-2016
Committee member of Celina's Park Advisory Group to develop Bryson Park District, 2015-2016
Steering Committee for Celina Farmers' Market, 2013-2016
Initiated Project Food Share, 2016
Initiated & managed Celina Insurance Group Community Garden, 2013-2016
Initiated Go Green for Celina, a tree planting campaign at Montgomery Field, Eastview Park, 2008 - 2016