Green dreams grow into reality

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Green dreams grow into reality

Ohana Kuleana Community Garden offers camaraderie and fresh produce
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Ohana Kuleana Community Garden’s seminars are open to the public with an admission of $15. The next seminar will feature Katrina Blair speaking about the Wild Wisdom of Weeds from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 at the garden, 564 E. 30th St. Sign up at
Visit to learn more about Ohana Kuleana and the Garden Project of the Southwest.
Email Mia Carrasco-Songer at to be put on the list for a garden plot for summer 2016.

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Green dreams grow into reality

Mary Handrick works with the onions, tomatoes, spinach, cilantro and lettuce in her plot Monday at the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden, 564 E. 30th St. Fellow gardener Bruce Spining said this is the third year for the garden, which has about 40 families and groups growing vegetables. The garden is managed by The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado.
Gardeners with plots at the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden weigh and record the produce they take home with them in order to keep track of the garden's output, according to founding member Bruce Spining. Last year, they harvested more than 1,500 pounds of vegetables.
Bruce Spining, left, said he and his sister, Avena Spining, have been gardening at the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden since it opened three years ago. The garden produced about 1,500 pounds of food last year.
Kristi Streiffert said this is her first year gardening at the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden.
Bruce Spining said members of Ohana Kuleana Community Garden keep track of the garden’s output by weighing and recording everything they take home.
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