Colorado Springs master gardener helping food insecure grow veggies in their backyards

Outlet: Gazette

Gazette: “The objective was to locate at least 40 families that were food insecure and wanted to learn how to garden,” [Larry Stebbins] said. “We would supply two large growing containers, six bags of soil, seeds, plants and instructions.He pitched the idea to Irene Shonle, horticulture agent for Colorado State University Extension for El Paso County.