Farm at Penny Lane

We partner with individuals with mental illness to grow nutritious food for themselves and others and offer integrated, community-based, therapeutic programs in an inclusive farm setting.

Garden Information

Started:

2012

County:

Chatham

Participant Count:

10-30

Organization:

Cooperative/Communal Garden

Plot Count:

—-

Type:Therapeutic/Mental health garden Size:

1/4 acre to 1 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Chickens/eggs, Fruits, Herbs, Honey (bees)

Culture/Language:

English

Primary Audience:

Community workdays are open to everyone, regardless of whether or not they have a mental health diagnosis.

Primarily Served:

Individuals with a mental health diagnosis

Funding Source:

UNC Dept. of Psychiatry, XDS, Inc., individual donors, and community foundations


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Non-profit organization XDS Inc View site 919-656-4395 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
University UNC Chapel Hill View site 919-656-4395 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Production Report

Time Period Crop Type Pounds Harvested
2014 vegetables 1200
2015 vegetables 5500

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Private Land
XDS Inc
919-656-4395
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Garden Contact:

Michelle Morehouse
919-445-0665
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Garden Location:

263 Penny Ln, Pittsboro, NC 27312, USA

Mailing Address:

Farm at Penny Lane
263 Penny Ln
Pittsboro, NC 27312