Colaboraciones locales

  • El Willimantic Food Coop es uno de los miembros fundadores de GROW Windham. Han provisto apoyo financiero y logístico para programas comunitarios y de jóvenes.
  • El Pueblo de Windham apoya a GROW Windham en varios niveles.
    • El Departamento de Obras Públicas acoge a nuestro huerto 'Thread City Family Garden' en el Lauter Park, y dona materiales y servicios para proyectos de huertos locales.
    • La Comisión de Espacios Abiertos, de Agricultura y Conservación  ha provisto apoyo financiero y logístico para proyectos de GROW Windham.
    • El Campamento de Verano del Departamento de Recreación  ubicado en Lauter Park, es uno de nuestros Partner Youth Programs.
  • Las Escuelas Públicas de Windham colaboran con GROW Windham en tres niveles.
    • The Before and After School Programs partner with GROW Windham to support garden- and food-based activities for local youth.
    • The Food Services Director partners with GROW Windham staff to work with middle school students to develop recipes for the school lunch menu.
    • Classroom Teachers work with GROW Windham to develop food- and garden-based curriculum units that are implemented and then stored in “lesson kits” that are made available to other teachers in the district and across the state.
  • EASTCONN partners with GROW Windham through its Summer Youth Employment Program, which provides stipends for Windham Youth CORE Participants.
  • The Windham Area Interfaith Ministry (WAIM) is the coordinator of the Lauter Park Community Garden. GROW Windham supports the communal half of that garden by sponsoring volunteer workdays and youth garden activities, and coordinated the construction of a new shed and outdoor classroom at the site.
  • The Garden Club of Windham has supported many GROW Windham projects with materials and expertise, and contributes financial support toward the cost share for GROW Windham’s AmeriCorps service members.
  • UCONN and ECSU Student Organizations partner with GROW Windham to support community projects and also to serve as volunteers and mentors for the Windham Youth CORE.
  • Local Food Providers (The Covenant Soup Kitchen, The ACCESS Agency) partner with GROW Windham on a variety of community food projects, including the SNAP “Double Bucks” Program and the Produce Prescription Program.
  • The EO Smith Agriculture/Technical Program partners with GROW Windham at the Thread City Family Garden, providing expertise, student interns, and resources particularly from the greenhouse, which grows hundreds of seedlings for area community gardens and the Plant-a-Row Program.