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”

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”