SFUMC Disciple’s Community Garden

As of January 2014, the SFUMC Disciple‚Äôs Community Garden is in startup.  The project seeks to involve the people, families and ministries of the church in inviting and working with our neighbors to build relationships through gardening.  If you would like to help nurture stronger bonds between families and friends, learn about sustainable gardening, or work in relationship with, empower, and share the bounty of the garden with those in need, we invite you to join us and get your hands dirty!

Garden Information

Started:

2014

County:

Wake

Participant Count:

10-30

Organization:

50/50 Mix

Plot Count:

10-30

Type:Faith-based garden Size:

1/4 acre to 1 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Compost, Flowers/greenery, Fruits, Herbs, Honey (bees), Vegetables

Culture/Language:

English, Laotian, and limited Spanish.  We welcome the opportunity to learn others.

Primary Audience:

We welcome all individuals and families regardless of faith tradition.

Primarily Served:

Cary and surrounding community including clients of local food banks and shelters through Plant a Row for the Hungry

Funding Source:

TBD:  Funded by Saint Francis UMC with additional funding from a mix of donations, plot fees and some grants.


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Faith/Church group Saint Francis UMC View site 919-362-4107 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Production Report

Time Period Crop Type Pounds Harvested
2014 Season Vegetables 852
2015 Season Vegetables 891
2016 Season Vegetables 735
2017 Season Vegetables 1025

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Private Land
The Trustees of Saint Francis United Methodist Church

Garden Contact:

Larry Diener
919-285-1176
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Dewey Siharath

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Garden Location:

2905 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC 27518, USA

Mailing Address:

Saint Francis United Methodist Church
2965 Kildaire Farm Rd.
Cary, NC 27518