Tag: Rabanus Park

World Garden Commons Construction Update Fall 2017

All across Fargo, large stormwater basins temporarily hold water runoff, sometimes for only hours at a time, during heavy rains or snowmelt. These basins are hidden in plain sight to most residents. Many of the basins are uninviting, unadorned, sunken grass lots with limited plant and wildlife diversity. An exception is the World Garden Commons…
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September 20, 2017 0

Sharing Our Basin Research

The World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park is more than a place for gathering; it’s also an ecological classroom. Researchers use the re-imagined stormwater basin to test hypotheses and compile observations. The data gathered will help artists, engineers, ecologists and landscape architects design better future projects in Fargo and beyond. This fulfills one of The…
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November 21, 2016 0

Community Table Serves 300

The Community Table held in conjunction with Welcoming Week activities across the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo was a profound experience for many. Table hosts greeted attendees and welcomed families to sit with new friends and greet old ones. The vegetarian meal, much of which was harvested from Growing Together gardens, included an…
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September 28, 2016 0

Community Table

Each of us plays an important part in the community.  We are all connected to each other by the land and community we share.  Thanks to the community-process developed for The Fargo Project, today we are able shape and transform the quality of the physical place called World Garden Commons at Rabanus Park and participate…
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August 29, 2016 0

More than a party in the park: exploring and creating in World Garden Commons

It was a perfect summer evening for the Park District’s Party in the Park at Rabanus Park. Children gathered around artist Dwight Mickelson’s table to create take-home models representing a vision of natural play features in the stormwater basin. While kids were deeply engaged in the activity, volunteers took the opportunity to visit with attendees…
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July 13, 2016 0