Tag Archives: Community

Community Garden – Women’s Work

We’ve written a short blog for Kitchen Gardeners International, who provided our community garden with a micro-grant for the past two summers.  Here’s the story about how a group of resilient women can help to transform a community.  http://kgi.org/blog/spencergarrett/spencer-garrett-community-garden-womens-work

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Moving – Volume 4 – September 17, 2013

Moving on Up!

We are moving on up, by moving down.  Can we do more with less?

This Labor Day weekend, with the help of a few generous friends and family, we moved a few miles up the road.  The neighborhood we moved into is unique in that it combines the strong family values of newly resettled refugees and immigrants with a predominance of unwed mothers. Some residents have lived here for generations, while others are transient. Although it is one of metro Denver’s most underserved neighborhoods, it is nestled between several wealthy neighborhoods–new and old–and the  prestigious Anschutz medical campus. (Click here for more information about the neighborhood.) It wasn’t an enormous change from where we were, but one that we felt God was calling us to nonetheless.  Continue reading