The Garden of Concord

The Garden of Concord, is an extension ministry of Concord UMC, dedicated to feeding the hungry in our community through the sharing
of its harvests.  Established in 2009, the garden has grown to over 50 member families, 1/2 acre of all organic plantings to include 40 raised beds of seasonal vegetables, blueberry bushes,grapevines, cut flower gardens, a shade house, children’s garden and play area, workshops, celebration meal gatherings, a brick pizza oven, and “Kidz Thyme”!  Only $10 per season to join or $25 for all three (spring, summer,fall).  Work one hour per week for a share of the day’s harvest (Tues/Thurs 5:30-7:30, Saturdays 9-noon).  No experience or tools required!  Contact Donna Poe (336 512-7434) for more info or check us out on Facebook and our blog: www.thegardenofconcord.blogspot.com.  Come grow with us!  It WILL be good!

Garden Information

Started:

2009

County:

Alamance

Participant Count:

31-50

Organization:

Cooperative/Communal Garden

Plot Count:

Less than 10

Type:Faith-based garden Size:

1/4 acre to 1 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Fruits, Herbs, Honey (bees)

Purpose of Garden:

Community beautification, Education about gardening/agriculture, Education about nutrition/improved diet, Food donation, Gardeners eat what they grow, Social engagement of people/community development

Primary Audience:

All are welcome to join the garden!

Primarily Served:

The hungry in our community.

Funding Source:

Self funding through fundraisers, donations, and membership fees.


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Faith/Church group Concord UMC View site 336 512-7434 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Private Land

Garden Contact:

Donna Poe
336 512-7434
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Garden Location:

4462 East Greensboro Chapel Hill Road, Graham, NC 27253, USA

Mailing Address:

The Garden of Concord
4462 E.Greensboro-Chapel Hill Road
Graham, NC 27253