A group of nearly 20 veterans from The Mission Continues gathered at Yelm City Park on January 16 to build garden beds, transport soil and construct trellises for the project, which will be completed by May…Then, in November 2019, Nora White of Thurston Conservation District (TCD) contacted BFF about a possible collaboration. When TCD won a $50,000 grant through the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) to do urban agriculture in Yelm, the concept began to gain momentum.

Source: Teamwork Brings Yelm Community Garden to Life, With Veteran Support – ThurstonTalk