Kula Project Busy Educating, Building Sustainable Farms this Spring

The local non-profit has plenty of ways you can help as they rev up for a busy spring.

The Kula Project is looking forward to a bright future; a future in which everyone has access to fresh food. The non-profit - which began teaching innovative farming methods in hopes of creating sustainable communities last year - has plans for many more such projects during 2013.

Here's a peek at the upcoming spring itinerary, so far, and how you can get involved:

  • Canton Street is getting involved with the Kula Project - the organization will soon start picking up compost from local restaurants which will be used for local gardens.
  • The team will teach a group of third graders in downtown Atlanta about drip irrigation and how it works on the first day of spring, March 20.
  • They will join Project Live Love, another Roswell non-profit, for the LIVE LOVE event, April 6. The Kula Project will build a garden for the culinary program at the Gateway Center in Atlanta, which trains homeless people to work in restaurants around the city before facilitating job placement.
  • Finally, they will build a bamboo hydroponic system in Jamaica during the second week of April.

If you'd like to volunteer with the Kula Project or propose an opportunity for the non-profit to visit your organization, contact Sarah Buchanan at sarah@kulaproject.org. To donate to the organization or help fund its first international farm located in Swaziland, visit the website.

Ann Miller February 11, 2013 at 04:12 PM
S o proud of your efforts, Sarah!
Stacy Wood February 12, 2013 at 06:27 PM
Excellent article! Very thorough explanation. Love the pictures!!! Stacy
Sarah Cool February 13, 2013 at 11:24 AM
Keep in mind your local Starbucks has LOTS of free coffee grounds for your gardening and composting needs. Just stop by and we'll hand you a bag anytime we have some on hand!


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