The Produce Post: News from the Garden

You are Invited to the 2018 Garden Kickoff

When: Saturday, April 14th,  9:00 am - noon
What: We’ll be planting crops for harvesting this spring/summer, enjoying a cooking demo and sharing a light meal!
Where: Corner of 76th South and 1st Avenue South


Let’s Eat Fresh!

When: Wednesdays starting April 18 - May 31, 3 - 5 pm
What: We’ll start harvesting in the garden.

Come help tend the garden, meet neighbors,  and harvest fresh produce for your family!


Cooking Fresh Talent Needed

Do you have yummy ways to prepare fresh produce? Would you be willing to share your recipes?  Would you be willing to do a quick, simple cooking demonstration during garden harvest days? Is so, please contact  We would LOVE to talk with you!


Garden Intern Positions Available

Along with the Neighborhood Garden, we will again be growing, harvesting and packaging herbs used by Taziki’s restaurants.  If you are interested in learning about gardening and running a small herb business, please consider applying for an intern position.  We will be accepting four (4) student and 2 adult interns. Interns must be available to serve in the garden once/week throughout June and July. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or apply for an internship, please send an email to Completed applications must be submitted before May 1, 2018.  


Love Gardening?  Or want to love gardening?

If you are interested in receiving regular updates about GROW events and opportunities, send your name and contact information to: or call (205)541-4366.


Other Places to Get Fresh Produce

East Lake Market - East Lake UMC, 7753 1st Ave. S
Open: Saturdays 8-12, May through October
For More Information: /(205) 836-3201

Village Market - 7737 2nd Ave. S
Open: Daily 7am - 11 pm

Piggly Wiggly Woodlawn - 1st Ave. N   
Open: Daily 7am - 10pm


East Lake Initiative Neighborhood Garden Co-Op
is located at the corner of 76th St. S. & Division Ave.