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Vegetable Garden Provides Hope For Cancer Patients

Hana Mattan in the Garden of Hope
Cancer patient Hana Mattan picks onions in the OSU Garden of Hope.
5:00AM
June
20, 2013

Undergoing cancer treatment is mentally and physically exhausting, and doctors are always searching for ways to make life easier for their patients. At Ohio State University, some patients are turning to gardening.

Community Garden Helps Food Pantries

12:00AM
August
25, 2010

An increasing number of people need assistance from food pantries. One local church helps meet those demands.

Community Gardens Nourish Neighborhoods

12:00AM
May
18, 2010

Partly because of the recession, partly out of a desire to eat healthy, community gardens are popping up all around Central Ohio. The gardens help stock food pantries and bring neighbors together.

Students, Volunteers Plant Rain Garden At A Local School

12:00AM
April
19, 2009

One of many Earth Day projects in Central Ohio took place at Linworth High School in Worthington. Students and volunteers planted a rain garden. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.

80 Community Gardens Thrive in Columbus

Mary Simon shows Willie Alexander how to grow vegetables in a community garden on Ellsworth Ave.
12:00AM
July 11, 2007

Columbus is home to more than 80 community gardens where residents turn weed-invested city lots into bountiful crops. Franklin Park Conservatory, the city and others are encouraging the use of vacant lots to grow produce.