FHN Community Garden Spaces Available for 2017

FREEPORT, Ill., May 1, 2017 — Get out in the garden for some exercise, fresh air and – eventually – healthy, fresh produce this year by taking part in FHN’s Community Garden!

Spaces are available in FHN’s Community Garden for this growing season. The raised garden beds, 4 x 8 feet, are $25 each. The Community Garden is located just west of the FHN Family Healthcare Center – Burchard Hills, 1010 W. Fairway Drive in Freeport. Applications for the 2017 growing season are due by Wednesday, May 31, and planting can begin as soon as the beds are prepared.

FHN Community Garden past partners include Precision Landscaping; M.A.D. Men of Freeport; Hasken Construction LLC, Fischer Excavating; Hunter Haven Farms; the City of Freeport; the University of Illinois Extension.

For more information and to download an application, visit www.fhn.org/communitygarden or call toll-free 1-877-6000-FHN (1-877-600-0346) ext. 901.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 22 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, occupational and chiropractic health services, dental care and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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