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.
50/50 MixPlot Count:
More than 50Type:Neighborhood/Public garden Size:
More than 5 acresPrimary Production:
Compost, Flowers/greenery, Fruits, Herbs, Honey (bees)Culture/Language:
Anyone who lives or works in the City of Lenoir is eligible to participate in the community garden.
Individual gardeners grow produce for the own use and a team of volunteers grow food in the production beds for local agencies.
City of Lenoir, Caldwell Memorial Hospital, and private donations. Individual beds rent yearly for $25.