Beaver and Allegheny county group gardens supplied grants for foods obtain


BADEN — As meals insecurity carries on to present concerns for family members throughout communities in western Pennsylvania, just one area corporation is offering a serving to hand to tasks in the location.

The Sisters of St. Joseph have introduced they awarded 12 grants for regional local community gardens throughout Beaver and Allegheny counties past week, making it possible for group tasks the necessary resources to handle families’ everyday foods access considerations. The once-a-year grant program will allow communities a way to present fresh generate to local communities by means of garden new vegetables and community centered agricultural assignments across the location.

Sister Lyn Szymkiewicz, left, and Karli Matthews of Baden work in one of the community gardens on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Baden.

“By promoting sustainability in our neighborhoods, we are also setting up interactions among the collaborators who share in our values and appreciate the bounty of Earth,” stated Sister Lyn Szymkiewicz, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph management group who served make the local community grant system. 

Those who used to the software were qualified to obtain grants ranging from $500 to $1,000 each individual for their local community tasks, funding the order of farming products or enhancements to the systems. The resources come from the proceeds of the Sisters of St Joseph’s annual “Religion. Area. Feast.” dinner that they keep on a yearly basis in Baden.



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