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Omaha’s Dundee Community Garden celebrates 15 years of giving [Video]

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – From zucchini to tomatoes to peppers, the vegetables are becoming visible at the Dundee Community Garden.

For the 15th year, a group led by Mary Green is growing vegetables at the corner of 49th and Underwood. 41 four-by-ten-foot plots are set up in rows with names on each box. Members pay a $45 annual fee for water and maintenance. Four of the plots are specifically for outgoing donations.

“We grow tomatoes, we grow beans, we grow collards and we grow squash,” Green said. “We have those four crops every year and we rotate our plots, so we’re growing different things in each plot area.”

A developer allowed organizers to set up shop at the vacant lot back in 2009. Since then, you could say the garden has really blossomed. They’ve donated over 10,000 pounds of food to local nonprofits and those needing fresh produce.

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