Blue Cross Blue Shield Garden

The garden is managed by Kevin McDonough- garden manager of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.  It has 19 5x5ft. garden beds with all types of vegetables March through December.  The staff of Blue Cross Blue Shield work in the garden.  BCBS funded the garden construction and funds the costs of plants, maintenance, and materials.  The produce is donated to shelters and community centers in Durham and used in programming by the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle.

Garden Information

Started:

2012

County:

Durham

Participant Count:

Less than 10

Organization:

Cooperative/Communal Garden

Plot Count:

Less than 10

Type:Workplace garden Size:

Less than 1/4 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Flowers/greenery, Herbs

Culture/Language:

English

Purpose of Garden:

Education about gardening/agriculture, Education about nutrition/improved diet, Food donation, Social engagement of people/community development

Primary Audience:

BCBS staff.  Food Shuttle staff and associates.

Primarily Served:

Lyon Park Seniors group at Lyon Park Community Center

Funding Source:

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Non-profit organization Inter-Faith Food Shuttle View site 919-250-0043 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Private Land
Blue Cross Blue Shield

Garden Contact:

Kevin McDonough
919-257-0972
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Garden Location:

1965 Ivy Creek Boulevard, Durham, NC 27707, USA