Cooperative Extension’s Healthy Harvest

A network of school gardens at 9 elementary schools organized by Gaston County Cooperative Extension.  Students participate in a hands-on 14-week gardening and nutrition program during the school day.

Garden Information

Started:

2008

County:

Gaston

Participant Count:

More than 50

Organization:

Cooperative/Communal Garden

Plot Count:

NA

Type:School garden Size:

1/4 acre to 1 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Compost, Flowers/greenery, Herbs

Culture/Language:

english

Primary Audience:

Students and teachers at participating schools

Primarily Served:

Students and teachers at participating schools

Funding Source:

Cooperative Extension, FoodCorps, schools. Gaston Farm Bureau


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Cooperative Extension Gaston County Cooperative Extension View site 704-922-2111 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Public Land
Gaston County Schools

Garden Contact:

Robin Armstrong
704-922-2124
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Garden Location:

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Mailing Address:

Healthy Harvest School Gardens
PO Box 1578
Gastonia, NC 28056-1578