AL MA'IDAH — an organic community garden
We have been blessed with a sacred space in the city of Newark,NJ in partnership with the Greater Newark Conservancy adopt a lot program.
We grow traditional organic foods and herbs with sustainable methods, that will serve the local community,along with gatherings and events of empowerment and activism.
Seasonal Workshops and Training such as:
Straw Bale & Container Gardening for Self Sufficiency
Pure Foods: Using Traditional Whole Foods for Healing
Whole Food Prep Live ,Sun and Fire Cooking Classes
Saving and Storage Organic and Heirloom Seeds
Solar Cooking & Energy Management
Soil Biology&Consultations/Soil Testing,
Vermiculture and Organic Matter Composing:
The Connection between Food and Community Mental Health
Ecology and Environmental Stewardship from an Islamic Perspective
are offered within the garden.
The local community youth and elders participate as caregivers of the garden and are introduced to traditional sustainable agriculture and slamic ecology and environmental ethics and as a way of life.
Contact Persons: Hajja Latifah 973.819.9510
Sis Jamilah 973.207.9031
organic matter compost bins ,rain catchment system using rain barrels,some raised beds,plant containers,seasonal vermiculture bins, developing a rock garden
large pine tree, fenced, small grassed areas,