Community Garden West Houston Katy
Community Garden West Houston Katy

Community Garden at OCWH! Look at those veggies!

Over the summer FamilyPoint Resources, one of the community programs located at Outreach Center of West Houston, started a community garden. Look at those veggies! Special thanks to Grant Mueller, an Eagle Scout, who dedicated many hours to designing and building nine cedar planters. Students in the Creative Arts Camps learned about fruits and vegetables as they tilled dirt, planted seeds, watered, and waited.

Eight weeks later, the students are harvesting bell peppers and summer squash. The children are keeping a close eye on the growth of the green beans, okra, jalapeno peppers, cantaloupe, and (most exciting) watermelon.It is a huge blessing to walk out to the garden and see the delight of the children as they inspect the plants. And, are equally intrigued by all the insects attracted to the plants. The summer garden has also created a gathering place for parents as they come each day to tend to the garden with their children.

FamilyPoint Resources and OCWH are very grateful to everyone who made this garden possible and excited for the future. Thank you for your support of our programs and OCWH!

It is a huge blessing to walk out to the garden and see the delight of the children as they inspect the plants. And, they are equally intrigued by all the insects attracted to the plants! The summer garden has also created a gathering place for parents as they come each day to tend to the garden with their children.

FamilyPoint Resources and OCWH are very grateful to everyone who made this garden possible and excited for the future. Thank you for your support of our programs and OCWH!

Without your ongoing support of Outreach Center of West Houston, community programs such as this would not be possible for our community. One of FamilyPoint Resources’ founding principles is to serve the common good of the city. FamilyPoint has built strong relationships with several West Houston schools, businesses and churches to serve our community’s under-resourced children and families. FamilyPoint brings caring adult volunteers together with at-risk children in sports, education, arts and camp programs to help break the cycle of poverty and fatherlessness.  (You can connect with FamilyPoint on Facebook to learn more.)

Again, thank you for your continued support of our facilities and mission to provide a central platform where non-profit organizations can implement programs that provide enrichment, recovery and development for families and individuals in our community.

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