Center of Hope Community Baptist Church:
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
"Restoring Hope to the Community"

Jericho Road Agricultural Project (JRAP)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center of Hope through  its Body and Soul Health and Wellness Ministry and Youth department has established a partnership with Toledo Grows through the Toledo Botanical Garden for technical assistance, materials & supplies and hands-on help to begin and sustain the Jericho Road Agricultural Project (JRAP)JRAP was funded in part by a grant from the Kaptur Community Fund of the Toledo Community Foundation.

Center of Hope also partners with Community Heart Health Project of the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, Center of Hope Family Services, City in a Garden and other urban agriculture initiatives. The garden is directly behind the church and the official address is 1661 Palmwood.

The JRAP will:

  • Provide access to produce or nutritionally rich foods otherwise unavailable to many families and individuals.
  • Donate produce to Martin Luther King Kitchen for the Poor.
  • Create or enhance access to places for physical activity.
  • Allow children and their parents to eat healthier, more nutrient rich diets.
  • Provide education where youth acquire agricultural skills, obtain nutrition awareness, and learn about the importance of soil and the basic need for plants to be nurtured and cared for.
 

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