Greene Community Garden

The Greene Community Garden is located on one acre and consists of 26 raised garden beds.
Three of the raised beds are handicapped accessible and there are two composting bins.
At the entrance is a pergola with flowers planted in raised planters.
The goal of the garden is to promote health eating and physical activity.
Ten percent of produce will be given to the Interfaith food shelter to support over 200 families.

Garden Information

Started:

2012

County:

Greene

Participant Count:

10-30

Organization:

Plot/Allotment Garden

Plot Count:

10-30

Type:Community-school garden Size:

1 - 5 acres

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Compost, Flowers/greenery, Fruits, Herbs, Vegetables

Culture/Language:

English and hopefully Spanish

Purpose of Garden:

Community beautification, Education about gardening/agriculture, Education about nutrition/improved diet, Food donation, Gardeners eat what they grow

Primary Audience:

Anyone who lives in Greene County and is interested in gardening.

Primarily Served:

Anyone one who gardens, low-income families and individuals and food bank recipients

Funding Source:

Greene County Community Foundation, Greene County 4-H, Greene County Rotary Club, North Carolina A&T State Univerisity, NC Parks


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Cooperative Extension Greene County Extension View site 252-747-5831 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Public Land
Town of Snow Hill
252-747-3414
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Garden Contact:

Gene Riddle
252-814-5110

Garden Location:

209 Hart Street, Snow Hill, NC 28580, USA