Bucket gardens appear again (Google / Watertown Daily Times)

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Bucket gardens appear again

ANNUAL PROJECT: More than 400 units given to food pantries in three NNY counties
By REBECCA MADDEN
TIMES STAFF WRITER
MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2009

The Food Bank of Central New York and Cornell Cooperative Extensions of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties will help distribute more than 400 tomato plants to north country residents through the annual Garden-in-a-Bucket program.

Three-hundred bucket gardens, composed of a 5-gallon plastic bucket filled with soil and planted with a tomato seedling, were distributed last week to Jefferson County food pantries.

The food pantries in St. Lawrence County received 60, while 60 also were distributed in Lewis County.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.