Tuesday, May 15, 2012
New Community Garden Opens Its Gates
This past Saturday gates opened at the Vista Valle Park in the Cielo Vista neighborhood of El Paso. The garden is the culmination of work done by Virginia Galarza and Marci Tuck Havlik. Rep. Emma Acosta, Neighborhood President Mark Benitez and other dignitaries were on hand to cut the ribbon. A number of organizations had booths including La Semilla, El Paso Permaculture, Master Naturalists, Master Gardeners and several more including even sponsor, Home Depot.
Marci Havlik, Jim Tolbert, Rep. Emma Acosta, Nanette Smejkal, Mark Benitez, Deborah Hradek and Virginia Galarza cut the ribbon for the grand opening of the Community Garden.
El Paso Permaculture's Robert Leal talks to people about permaculture principles.
People begin tending their plots.