Growing more of our food needs locally has been a big focus for WELL from its inception. We have organized farm and garden tours almost every year, supporting and learning from our local growers. We have held dozens of forums, hands-on workshops and hosted speakers, educating and inspiring us to grow our own food. These have included seed and start exchanges, how to compost, fruit tree pruning, water-wise gardening and how to cook and store food.
We have also promoted and provided grants to many garden and food-related projects of other groups, as shown in