Communities in Schools Youth Garden

The Communities in Schools Youth Garden is designed to serve as a community site for youth using a restorative justice model to address hunger for low income residents of Chatham County, especially in Siler City. Youth are engaged in all aspects of gardening: planting, maintenance, and harvesting.

Garden Information

Started:

2013

County:

Chatham

Participant Count:

31-50

Organization:

Cooperative/Communal Garden

Plot Count:

Less than 10

Type:Youth garden Size:

1/4 acre to 1 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Flowers/greenery, Fruits, Herbs

Culture/Language:

English and Spanish

Primary Audience:

youth and volunteers

Primarily Served:

at risk youth and low income families

Funding Source:

individuals, Town of Siler City


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Non-profit organization Communities In Schools of Chatham County View site 919-663-0116 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Production Report

Time Period Crop Type Pounds Harvested
2013 summer season vegetables and fruits 450 pounds
2014 season vegetables 1400 pounds

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Private Land
Sue Szary
919-742-1122
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Garden Contact:

Kim Caraganis
919-663-0116
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Garden Location:

117 East 2nd Street, Siler City, NC 27344, USA

Mailing Address:

Communities In Schools of Chatham County
208 North Chatham Avenue
Siler City, NC 27344