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Extension Agent Cultivates Community at Senior Living Facility

DOTHAN, Ala.—A garden is a place for people of all ages to gather, share community and interact with one another. Regional Alabama Extension Agent Lucy Edwards is cultivating a community of gardeners at Glen East Apartments in Dothan, Alabama. This is Edwards’ first year to work with the seniors at Glen East. Raised bed gardens were built for seniors to ... Read More »

Alabama Master Gardeners Bloom

People want to give back to their communities. Sometimes, the challenge is finding the volunteer opportunity best suited to them. For people who are interested in gardening and nature, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has a volunteer program that may be just what they are looking for. One of Alabama Extension’s most recognized community involvement efforts is its Alabama Master Gardener ... Read More »