Southeastern Sustainability Center to host Community Gardening Day


Wednesday, September 19, 2018 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – The public is invited to take part in the first ever Community Gardening Day hosted by the Southeastern Louisiana University Sustainability Center. The event is set for Sept. 25, at 5 p.m., at the Southeastern Sustainability Center, located at 2101 N. Oak St. in Hammond.
     It is hoped that community members will join with the several student organizations that have already confirmed participation, including Reconnect, MBA Society, BUGs, BUS, Lion Designer, SGA, NAACP, and the Wesley Foundation.
     Activities include pulling weeds and readying gardening beds to plant seeds.
     Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothes and bring gloves and a reusable water bottle, as water and ice will be made available. Gardening tools will be available.
     For more information or to register as a participant, email

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