Briggs Avenue Community Garden

Garden Information

Started:

2010

County:

Durham

Participant Count:

31-50

Organization:

Plot/Allotment Garden

Plot Count:

More than 50

Type:Neighborhood/Public garden Size:

Less than 1/4 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Flowers/greenery, Fruits, Herbs, Honey (bees)

Culture/Language:

English, Spanish

Purpose of Garden:

Community beautification, Education about gardening/agriculture, Education about nutrition/improved diet, Food donation, Gardeners eat what they grow, Social engagement of people/community development

Primary Audience:

Anyone from the Durham community can apply for a plot, although we strive to give a portion of plots to low-income families.

Primarily Served:

The families who grow food there and Durham Tech Community College students who receive donated food.

Funding Source:

Cooperative Extension at NCA&T, CYFAR USDA grant, ...


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Cooperative Extension Durham County Cooperative Extension View site (919) 560-0525 -
Cooperative Extension The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University View site - -

Production Report

Time Period Crop Type Pounds Harvested
2012 Vegetables/Fruits 2380

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Public Land
NCSU

Garden Contact:

Santos Flores

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Michelle Wallace
919-560-0526
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Garden Location:

1302-1400 South Briggs Avenue, Durham, NC 27703, USA

Mailing Address:

Durham County Cooperative Extension c/o Briggs Ave Community Garden
721 Foster St
Durham, NC 27701