GreenThumbs, Healthy Joints

Funded Projects - 2014

  • Aging and Family Services of Mineral County, Inc. (Keyser, WV) plans to create a raised vegetable bed and install a rain barrel to water the garden at the Frankfurt Senior Center.
  • Community Resources, Inc. (Parkersburg, WV) plans to construct raised flower beds at the Westbrook Health Services Day Program.
  • Council of Senior Tyler Countians, Inc. (Middlebourne, WV) plans to construct a raised bed greenhouse on-site with a garden bench.
  • Gateway Industries, Inc. (Ronceverte, WV) plans to make raised garden beds at the Clifford Community Recreational Center and convert an old pool on Island Park into a community garden.
  • HEART, an affiliate of the Alliance of Divine Love Chapel 1888, Inc. (Fairmont, WV) plans to do hay bale gardening and construct wheelchair accessible raised garden beds in the community gardens at the Oliver Avenue Park.
  • Jackson County WVU Master Gardeners (Cottageville, WV) plans to create a wheelchair accessible path for its educational research high tunnel at the Jackson County Fairgrounds.
  • Jefferson County Council on Aging (Ranson, WV) plans to make an accessible planting table on its front porch by adapting an accessible picnic table with recessed planters.
  • Mineral County Family Resource Network Corporation (Keyser, WV) plans to create a wheelchair accessible raised garden bed for a behavioral health center, build a mobile gardening cart for a rehabilitation center, install a hanging plant pulley system at an apartment building for seniors and partner with a local farm to hold a generational gardening event in Keyser.
  • New Martinsville Rotary Club (New Martinsville, WV) plans to expand raised garden beds, upgrade planters for seniors and develop new planting areas in low income housing areas in Wetzel County.
  • Rural Appalachian Improvement League (Mullens, WV) plans to grow fruits and vegetables in containers, put in a vertical plant trellis, expand raised garden beds and add a drip irrigation system in the Mullens Opportunity Center garden.
  • Southwestern Community Action Council, Inc. (Huntington, WV) plans to make two raised garden beds and plant bushes, shrubs and flowers at its center for low-income individuals and families.
  • Summers County Council on Aging, Inc. (Hinton, WV) plans to do container gardening and make raised vegetable, herb and flower beds for seated gardening at the center.
  • Wayne County Community Services Organization, Inc. (Huntington, WV) plans to create raised garden beds with a senior center and an adult day program at the Fort Gay Community Center.