Unity Park Community Garden

Unity Park Community Garden features 75 raised garden beds, an apple, pear, and plum orchard, and blueberry bushes. The irrigation system is supplemented by water collection cisterns on the garden shed. Thirty of the raised garden beds are dedicated production beds whose crops are shared with local food agencies such as Yokefellow, the Lenoir Soup Kitchen, and the Caldwell Shelter Home.

Garden Information

Started:

2010

County:

Caldwell

Participant Count:

31-50

Organization:

50/50 Mix

Plot Count:

More than 50

Type:Neighborhood/Public garden Size:

More than 5 acres

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

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

Culture/Language:

English, Spanish

Primary Audience:

Anyone who lives or works in the City of Lenoir is eligible to participate in the community garden.

Primarily Served:

Individual gardeners grow produce for the own use and a team of volunteers grow food in the production beds for local agencies.

Funding Source:

City of Lenoir, Caldwell Memorial Hospital, and private donations. Individual beds rent yearly for $25.


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Parks and Recreation Lenoir Parks & Recreation View site 828-757-2188 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Hospital Caldwell Memorial Hospital View site 828-757-5519 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Community College - - - -

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Public Land
City of Lenoir
828-757-2200
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Garden Contact:

Patricia Reynolds
828-757-2177
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Garden Location:

1519 College Avenue Southwest, Lenoir, NC 28645, USA

Mailing Address:

Unity Park Community Garden
801 West Avenue NW
Lenoir, NC 28645