Jackson Area Ministries Gardening Project helps people to help themselves. We help persons who have lost their jobs, senior citizens, and low-income families. In addition to seed potatoes and tomato plants, we collect and distribute beans (pole and bush), beets, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, lettuce, pumpkins, radishes, spinach, squash, turnips, watermelon--just about anything that is hardy for zone 6.
We had donations from individuals and groups from 14 states
23,868 tomato plants distributed and 30,000 lbs. of seed potatoes
10,500 Baking Potatoes
2,310 families in 15 south eastern Ohio counties received seeds, tomato plants and/or seed potatoes & baking potatoes
Send Contributions of seed or money to:
Jackson Area Ministries
119 McKitterick Ave
P.O. Box 603
Jackson, Ohio 45640
Deadline for seeds: APRIL 15 th each year
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL, 1-888-237-3141 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A bulletin insert is available to download below.
A Garden May Help You Fight Inflation
Planting in your backyard tomatoes, beans and other deliciou vegetables should help your family fight raising prices and have fresh food at the same time. If your family is interested in receiving tomatoes plants and a variety of vegetables, fill out the application below. In May you will get the plants and seeds from an organization in your county. An alternate way to sign up is to call the Jackson Area Ministries office at 1-888-237-3141. This program is sponsored by Jackson Area Ministries and your local organization.