Pacific Islander Communities Establish Community Garden Plots

It is official: As of Nov. 7th, 2011, the Tongan Community Service Center and Guam Communications Network each have sowing beds at the Growing Experience in Long Beach, and are aiming to bring community members together to not only grow fruits and vegetables (native to Tonga, Samoa, Guam, etc), but also to grow the strength and relationships within each of their respective PI communities. Both organizations are partners with APIOPA on the SAFE for APIs project, and are proven leaders in the Tongan, Chamorro, and Samoan communities

A recent tweet from the Tongan Community Service Center captures it best:

See more pictures from the event by clicking here.

If you are interested in learning more about the plots and/or how you can be involved, please contact Scott Chan as There will be more updates to come. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or this blog to find out more. Or if you’re feeling very adventurous, you can subscribe to our enewsletter as well!

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