The next CDSN Board Meeting will be:
Thursday, April 20 @ 3PM
7080 La Cienega Street, Suite 100
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
TO register for the Zion Community Garden Park
Workshops and Chef Demonstration's, email
Barbara Wardlaw @ email@example.com
Thank you to the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) for sponsoring 30 raised garden beds at the Zion Community Garden Park! They are being sponsored by the UNCE Foodspan Program’s Food Citizen Action Project. This program is dedicated to the promotion of healthy food systems and provides education about all aspects of the food system from field to plate.
CDSN wins the 2017 Sustainable Community award from Green Chips for their community urban agriculture project, the Zion Garden Park Agricultural Assistance Program!
Here is a link to the Green Chips’ 2017 Sustainability Award Winners, highlighting the CDSN Zion Garden Project:
Also, here is a link to the Zion Garden Program presentation given by program director,
Amber Bosket, at this year’s Convene for Green, hosted by Green Chips:
OPENING: ZION CHOICE NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY GARDEN PARK
Saturday, April 1 @ 9AM
Zion United Methodist Church
2108 Revere Street
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
We are pleased to announce the
grand opening of the Zion Choice Neighborhood Community Garden Park. This has been a joint project between Zion
United Methodist Church, in partnership with the City of North Las Vegas'
Choice Neighborhood Initiative, Conservation District of Southern Nevada,
University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation
Service, State Renewable Energy, Terra Firma Organics, Nevada Division of
Environmental Protection, and Green Chips.
The community garden features 64 fully
irrigated raised garden beds, which will be available for lease to the public
on a first-come first-serve basis. The
price is $60 per raised bed for the year.
We would like to thank
Assemblywoman Daniele Monroe-Moreno and Assemblyman William McCurdy for
attending the grand opening and giving their community support.
The Nevada Association of Conservation Districts is again pleased to offer a scholarship for students pursuing higher education in the field of renewable natural resources, agriculture, or a related field. Current high school seniors and students already attending a post-secondary program are encouraged to apply.
Attached is the application form. Please have applicants return their completed applications with all relevant letters of reference and attachments by May 8, 2017 to the following address:
Nevada Association of Conservation Districts
Attn: Andi Porreca
648 Palace Parkway
Spring Creek, NV 89815
CLICK the link below for the application!