“Hopefully what we’re doing here can be inspiring for somebody. We’d love for people to come alongside us, donate or maybe give up some of their time,” Mansfield said. “We are going to be planning to plant cilantro, right Isaiah? And tomatoes, okra. We talked about okra, vine tomatoes, as well as sweet tomatoes,” the homeowner said. To nominate someone for a garden or to donate to the cause, visit backyardgardensdfw.com.
He said it’s one way to make healthy food more attainable. He and other volunteers are installing raised vegetable gardens for low-income families.
One family is looking forward to what they will grow. Neale Mansfield started an initiative called “Backyard Gardens DFW.”
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