Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District

Community Meal Project: Urban Conservation Tour

  • April 26, 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Meet at South entrance of Longfellow School


Registration is closed

Go on a guided tour with JCSWCD commissioner and landscape designer Alex Schmidt of rain gardens, permeable pavement, and other local conservation projects.  This will be a walking tour within a few block radius of the school.


Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a pilot project in the Longfellow neighborhood.  The Community Meal Project (CMP) aims to promote dialogue within the community about urban conservation, local foods, and social and environmental impacts of food systems.


CMP will kick off this April with events on water conservation and management, followed by May events on gardening 101 and soil health, and much more throughout 2014. In spring of 2015 we’ll invite neighborhood and city-wide residents to a meal to network and dialogue about these pertinent issues and to celebrate community and food.



May, June, and beyond

Stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for gardening events in May and June and much more throughout the year.


For more information on Community Meal Project happenings in the Longfellow Neighborhood and to view a video about the project please visit or contact us at 319-337-2322 x3.


Special thanks to ACT, Inc for providing funding  towards this project.


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