DPL at Home: Grow With Us - Cultivating Local Food Infrastructure with OC Veggie Project brought to you by Green Dallas

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Civic Engagement

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Family
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This program is available online only.

Grow with Us is a series of online sessions from the Dallas Public Library - Seed Library and Dallas Environmental Quality and Sustainability hosting expert speakers to share practical, informative, and inspirational information about growing and urban agriculture in Dallas. 

Oak Cliff Veggie Project is collective 501(C)3 organization, started by a mother and son team, serving the southern Dallas sector. Their mission is to affect a positive impact on the health and agricultural landscape of historically under-served communities of Dallas through three points of service include: Education, Cultivation and Preparation.  As such, OCVP helps others through partnerships with grassroots organization dedicated to helping seniors and children as well as wholesale purchases from farmers as we gather food for our neighbors. Hear from founder Ples Montomery, IV on how he tackles food insecurity in South Dallas and cultivates a stronger, healthier and more self reliant community through cooperation over competition.