Clifton Girl Scouts plant 100 Daffodil Bulbs at School 2

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Clifton Girl Scout Troop #96357 planted 100 Daffodil bulbs in the Learning Garden at School 2 thanks to City Green’s Dig In! Tree & Daffodil Bulb Grant Program.

"Our Troop was thrilled to be awarded this grant, giving us the opportunity to make Passaic County and especially Clifton a greener place. In this simple planting, we will bring beauty, education and enhancement to our community," said Troop Leader, Pattie O'Connell.

Clifton Girl Scout Troop 96357 plant bulbs outside School 2

Clifton Girl Scout Troop #96357 joins 13other municipalities and community organizations planting pollinator gardens, trees, and daffodil bulbs across Passaic County this fall.  The Dig In! Tree & Daffodil Bulb Grant Program, funded by the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners and administered by City Green, supports community gardens and greening projects from municipalities and community organizations across Passaic County. 

Through participation in Dig In!, community members gain access to funding, educational workshops, technical assistance, materials, and resources for the successful establishment of sustainable community gardens.  Since 2014, City Green has partnered with local organizations and municipalities on over 80 community garden projects in 13Passaic County municipalities.

City Green is a 501(c)3 urban farming and gardening organization based in Clifton, working to revitalize urban areas through agriculture and educational programming. It offers practical, technical and financial resources in support of environmental stewardship, equitable access to healthy food, and ecologically sustainable communities. 

For more information contact Jasmine Moreano, Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy or visit www.citygreenonline.org.

Story submitted by Clifton Girl Scouts Troop 96357

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