Digital News Report – It may not be on your calendar, but Home Farming Day will be April 12th. Celebrations held throughout the country.
This is the kick-off to the home planting season and Nabisco wants to promote vegetable gardens. “Triscuit invites you to join the Home Farming movement by growing your own veggies and herbs at home,” the company said in a statement.
The company says they have been working on a garden in New York City. On Tuesday, beginning at 11 am, they will be giving away a free pair of Triscuit gardening gloves and a plantable postcard to attendees. Their garden is at the south side of Madison Square Park, located at 23rd St. and Broadway.
In Los Angels the garden party will begin at 9:45 am at the Common Ground Christian Church located at 1 LMU Drive Los Angeles, CA 90045. They will also be giving away a pair a gardening gloves and home starter kit.
In Tampa Florida they will be starting their celebration at 12 pm. Their party will be held at Loyola Marymount University located at 4207 North Boulevard Tampa, FL 33603.
Expect to get your hands in the soil and learn to garden. Their goal is to “reap food that is deliciously fresh and healthier for ourselves and the planet”. They will also be promoting the community-based home farms. There is also an opportunity to win $1,000.
By Tim Edwards