AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers Bridget Johnson, left, and Kersey Voss help dig a trench foundation for a raised bed in the community garden at Lockwood School on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Creating what an organizer called “a welcoming educational space for our students and club members” was the goal Saturday morning as students, parents and others who love gardening together gathered at Lockwood Elementary School to celebrate Earth Day by doubling the size of the school’s com…
Lockwood Schools employee Michele Prange, left, and her husband Fred joined dozens of volunteers working on the community garden at the school Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Maggie Harkins is a FoodCorps service member at the Yellowstone Valley Boys and Girls Club. Pictured Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Volunteers Mikayla Ramsey, 6, left, and Chris Wells with Kohl’s Cares works on the community garden at Lockwood School on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
Volunteer Tyler Andersen, 12, helps prepare beds at the community garden at Lockwood School on Saturday.
A half-dozen preteen boys sat around the table in a small room at the Billings Salvation Army building, barely able to keep their adolescent energy bottled up amidst outbursts of chatter.