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Connecting people who are interested in growing food with elderly local homeowners with unused garden space.


Suicide rates among the elderly population are currently higher than in younger populations. Isolation and curtailment of daily activities can lead to depression and a decline in both physical and mental health (cited below).

Co-grow creates opportunities for seniors and youth to connect by growing and cooking food with and for their community.

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Depression in Older Adults
Amy Fiske, Julie Loebach Wetherell, Margaret Gatz
Annu Rev Clin Psychol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2010 Apr 10.
Published in final edited form as: Annu Rev Clin Psychol. 2009; 5: 363–389. doi: 10.1146/annurev.clinpsy.032408.153621
PMCID: PMC2852580


Journey Map Image icon IMG_3529.JPG, Image icon IMG_3530.JPG Implementation plan or roadmap
Co-Grow Growing Image icon IMG_3520.JPG, Image icon IMG_3523.JPG, Image icon IMG_3519.JPG, Image icon IMG_3521.JPG, Image icon IMG_3522.JPG, Image icon IMG_3526.JPG Implementation plan or roadmap
Prototype 1 Image icon IMG_3531.JPG Documentation of prototype
Insights from the public Image icon IMG_3540.JPG Insights
What aspects of co-grow are valuable? Image icon IMG_3537.JPG Documentation of prototype
Co-grow logo Image icon IMG_3539.JPG Documentation of prototype
who are we working for? Image icon persona.JPG Persona
mapping out nana and co Image icon journey map.JPG Customer journey
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