|The finished mural by Will "Kasso" and "Luv1"|
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In 2012 the BHOH Community Garden was created in partnership
with the Urban Mission Cabinet Inc., The Crisis Ministry and Isles. Many other others volunteered time, talent
and treasures to make this a wonderful share garden.
The basis of the garden would be to share 50% of the produce
with the neighborhood through the programs of the Crisis Ministry.
Fast forward Fall of 2012 the physical action steps to
create the “Crisis Ministry Hanover Street Garden” begins.
July 2013, the following are excerpts from the opening
presented by Carolyn Biondi
Executive Director [ED] of the Crisis Ministry.
pleased to have everyone here to share in the celebration of this wonderful
effort to make our garden on Hanover Street a reality. Jarrett
former ED, Mark Smith
Hunger Prevention Director, landlord Rev.
and Admin. Maria Newman
had dreamed for several
years about a green space that would beautify our neighborhood and provide
produce for our neighbors in need.
Several partners moved to make that dream a reality:
and Bobby Hackett
Bonner Foundation who provided the funds and support the work of the Crisis
and the Rev. Karen
from the Urban Mission Cabinet Inc. who partnered on the
Bethany House of Hospitality Community Garden and brought inspired ideas and
key partners to the effort on Hanover St.
and Isles Youth Build
Institute students, who lent their expertise of urban agriculture, sweat equity
and volunteer connections to the project.
and Jim “Luv One” Kelewae
SAGE Coalition NJ who painted the Richie Havens inspired mural and Wils “Wheels” Kinsley
for the bicycle
wheeled market cart.
of Mercer County for soil consulting.
of Thomas’ English Gardens for design work.
Pineland Nursery for perennials.
Hlubik Farms for vegetables and herb plants.
SAGE Coalition’s Gandhi Garden for shrubbery and
Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton
University Varsity Club, NRG-Energy, Grace-St. Paul’s Episcopol Church of
Hamilton and Janssen Pharmaceuticals for volunteers.
Crisis Ministry Board Chair Fred Van Sickle
and Boardmembers who provide leadership and vision
for the Crisis Ministry in new efforts like this.
Websites of our partners'