Carrboro Family Garden

This garden was created to provide a place for low-resource families with young children to learn to grow and harvest fresh food. Goals are to increase access to fresh vegetables, provide opportunities for physical activity and help families live a healthy lifestyle.

Garden Information

Started:

2008

County:

Orange

Participant Count:

More than 50

Organization:

Plot/Allotment Garden

Plot Count:

10-30

Type:Neighborhood/Public garden Size:

Less than 1/4 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Herbs

Culture/Language:

English, Spanish, Karen

Primary Audience:

Families that have at least one child, low-resource families are given priority.

Primarily Served:

Families with young children

Funding Source:

OCPYC, Town of Carrboro, plot fees


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Non-profit organization Orange County Partnership for Young Children View site 919-967-9091 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Public Land
Town of Carrboro
919-942-8541

Garden Contact:

Maria Hitt
919-967-9091
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Garden Location:

1101 Hillsborough Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA

Mailing Address:

Orange County Partnership for Young Children
120 Providence Road, Suite 101
Chapel Hill, NC 27514