Mt. Vernon Community Garden

Mt. Vernon Community Garden

The gate is always open to the community at large to come into "The Free Market for Health and Wellness"

Reedy Creek Park Community Garden

Reedy Creek Park Community Garden

Reedy Creek Park Community Garden - growing diverse crops in a diverse and peaceful community since 2005 near UNC Charlotte.

Winterfield Community Garden

Winterfield Community Garden

Winterfield Garden Thriving.

North Carolina Community Garden Partners

NCCGP is a volunteer-based grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the quantity, quality and sustainability of community gardens across North Carolina.

Duke looks at garden soil safety

The Duke University Superfund Research Center is conducting a survey to gather data on the topic of soil contamination in community gardens across North Carolina, and to understand how gardeners feel about it.

Please take 10 minutes or less to help out by taking Duke’s survey at this link:

Duke community garden safety survey

It is completely voluntary and your answers will remain confidential.

Data gathered from this survey will be used to help create an

information campaign to spread knowledge about safe gardening practices.

For more information about the Duke Superfund Center or this study, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

What are community gardens?

NCCGP takes an inclusive view. For us, a community garden is any piece of land gardened by a group of people. Gardens come in all sizes and shapes, and are filled with a glorious diversity of crops and gardeners both. Community gardens are the new village green, creating healthier communities by increasing community involvement and interaction between neighbors, providing fresh fruits and vegetables, and increasing opportunities for physical activity. Gardens can save people money, increase green space in urban areas, serve as unique hands-on educational centers, and much more. In their simple, grassroots way, they are making a growing contribution to the local food movement, to food security, and to food justice.

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Join NCCGP for free!

NCCGP is waiving individual membership dues for the coming year. That’s right, there’s no charge to join for individual members or individual gardens from October 2016 through the end of 2017. There’s strength in numbers, especially for grassroots volunteer groups like ours. Not only that, in NCCGP you will be able to learn from the community gardening experience of others around our state. Best of all, you’ll make new gardening friends who, like you, are working to grow gardening opportunities and strengthen neighborhoods though community gardening. Click HERE to find out more, and to sign up.

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Events
Dec 12 - Apr 15

NC Community Garden Partners Event

GROW WORKSHOPS 2017

Time:GROW workshops are normally scheduled from 9 AM to 3 PM, and usually held on a Saturday.

Location: In four locations across North Carolina, partner communities will be announced in early 2017

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Mar 04

Advocates for Health in Action (AHA)

8th Annual Dig In!

Time:8:15 am-2:00 pm

Location: 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh (Marbles Kids Museum)

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Mar 18

Master Gardeners Dare, Carritu;ck, Pasquotank Counties

Home and Community Garden Workshop

Time:9:am to 3:0pm

Location: NC Cooperative Extension Service, Currituck County Center located at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC

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Mar 18

Master Gardeners Dare, Carritu;ck, Pasquotank Counties

Home and Community Garden Workshop

Time:9:am to 3:0pm

Location: NC Cooperative Extension Service, Currituck County Center located at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC

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