YSS, Cyclone City, Edible Garden Tour

Christine DeCoudreaux from Youth and Shelter Services, invites area resident to the 100th anniversary of the former Ames Municipal Building, an official Sesquicentenial event. Music, refreshments, and a reennactment of the GALA cornerstone laying of 1914 will occur in a tent in front of YSS headquarters at 420 Kellogg Avenue on September 10 from 4:30 - 6:00 PM. Hannah Frederick from the Ames Historical Society gives a brief history of the former Ames Municipal Building.

Cyclone City, the current project that has put 30 decorated sculptures of the Cy mascot around Ames, is explained by Crystal Davis from the Ames Chamber of Commerce. Davis also describes the Leadership Ames Class that produced the project. Makensie Heddens and Sarah Battani from the Leadership Ames Class describe how they implemented Cyclone City.

Amanda Raster and Jacqueline Nester describe the Ames Edible Garden Tour. Area residents are invited to stop by any or all of home gardens on Sunday, September 14 at designated times between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM. A bicycle safety talk will begin at the Food at First Garden (3626 Ontario Street) at 10:45 sharp for those participating in the organized bike tour. Drivers are welcome to visit the garden sites at their leisure during tour hours.

Garden descriptions, an event map, and information about the bike tour will be posted on the Ames Edible Garden Tour Facebook page. Locations are subject to change, so please check the event Facebook page (or “Like” it to receive automatic updates), or email amesediblegarden@gmail.com, for current information.

Originally broadcast 09/08/2014
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