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Geodome Project Completed – Helps Organizations Grow Healthy Food

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”

Fighting Food Scarcity by Building Garden Boxes

In December 2020, Wind River Grow Our Own 307 received funding from the Wyoming Hunger Initiative to build 100 garden boxes for 100 families on and near the Wind River Reservation. The group just recently reached their goal with help of community volunteers and plan to build an additional 50 more garden boxes with fundsContinue reading “Fighting Food Scarcity by Building Garden Boxes”

Many Creative Pumpkins for the first annual Grow Our Own Pumpkin Carving Contest

Wind River Grow Our Own 307 celebrated the 2020 Halloween via social media by posting carved pumpkins from 31 pumpkin carving contestants who participated in the first annual event for Fremont County. The contest was open to all, but most participation came from members of the Wind River Reservation. With prizes in three categories: theContinue reading “Many Creative Pumpkins for the first annual Grow Our Own Pumpkin Carving Contest”

First Time Gardener on the Wind River Reservation heals from loss through gardening

A first time gardener and resident of the Wind River Reservation, Vernalyn Bearing has found success in growing vegetables her first year. Vernalyn says gardening has not only helped with providing fresh vegetables, but has also helped her grieve the loss of her father. Vernalyn: “I found a connection to my dad when I wasContinue reading “First Time Gardener on the Wind River Reservation heals from loss through gardening”

Better Garden Boxes for Wind River Grow Our Own Participants

For the Spring of 2020, Wind River Grow Our Own was able to build raised garden boxes for interested Wind River Reservation gardeners, making a total of 30 boxes from old wooden pallets. With donated funding, they were able to purchase wood for the building of more solid, durable boxes;10 garden boxes went to theContinue reading “Better Garden Boxes for Wind River Grow Our Own Participants”

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