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In Margy Deverall’s retirement, she continues to give back to the Greater Lafayette community. Margy is a founding member of GrowLocal Lafayette, whose mission is to “support and encourage urban gardening through action, education, and organization, and in turn, enhancing

community and quality of life throughout our neighborhoods.” Over half of the gardens in GrowLocal’s network are sharing gardens. Unlike a community garden, where private gardeners utilize plots, sharing gardens are open to everyone; “Pick what you need. Pull a weed,” Margy states. Lafayette’s sharing gardens are strategically located in food deserts, providing fresh produce to neighbors facing food insecurity. Any leftover produce from these sharing gardens is donated to the food bank.

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