Wind River Grow Our Own 307 is a 501c3 non-profit organization in Riverton, Wyoming who provide gardening supplies and educational teaching about medicinal tradional native plant medicines to all communities on and near the Wind River Reservation. Our goal is to connect people to gardening, cultivate medicinal and traditional plants and share knowledge of medicinal food and plant usages. We provide seeds, soil and garden boxes. We build geodesic geodome greenhouses. We plant trees and medicinal plants. We provide a network for people to support each other and to learn together. By building food sovereignty on the Wind River Reservation we combat food scarcity and health disparities, and promote wellness in our community.
Latest Update (December 2021)
We are building garden boxes thanks to an infrastructure grant from the Wyoming Hunger Initiative. Our goals is to have first time gardeners get comfortable with growing their own foods. Our organization provides gardening materials and the community does the work within home gardens. Our motto is: Learn as we go, learn as we grow, which is what we have done as a board led organization. There is always something new to learn when it comes to successfully operating a non-profit organization. All first time gardeners are welcomed. We try to help everyone with a gardening need and desire. Please follow our efforts and support our work by reaching out to us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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During the past few months, Darrah Good Voice Elk and a group of volunteers constructed six geodomes on the Wind River Reservation, a project to help organizations raise food for the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe communities. The geodome kits were purchased with funds from a Dream Offering grant given by a Colorado grantor. TheContinue reading “Geodome Project Completed – Helps Organizations Grow Healthy Food”
Wind River Grow Our Own has been building geodesic geodome greenhouses on the Wind River Reservation from a grant received through the Dream Offering Grant and handled by Janice Rebhan, President of LSCA. The organization received $30,000 to build 6 geodesic geodome greenhouses. The first geodome was built in Fort Washakie at the Eastern ShoshoneContinue reading “Wind River Grow Our Own and Geodomes”
We are in the beginning to mid summer of 2021. We have started visiting gardens and receiving pictures of all the beautiful plants and flowers from gardners who support Wind River Grow Our Own. We have started sharing gardens on our Facebook page. The trees we planted in Ethete, Wyoming at the Little Wind BioregionContinue reading “Grow Our Own Update”
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