Urban Garden Community Leadership Program

The Urban Community Leadership Garden will help to benefit middle / high school teens involved in YMCA programs by engaging them in healthy eating by teaching them to grow their own vegetables and fruits. This garden will also help educate them on the importance of advocating for themselves, their community and their future.

Garden Information

Started:

2013

County:

Wake

Participant Count:

10-30

Organization:

Cooperative/Communal Garden

Plot Count:

10-30

Type:Youth garden Size:

Less than 1/4 acre

Primary Production:

Vegetables

Secondary Production:

Compost, Flowers/greenery, Fruits, Herbs, Mushrooms, Other

Culture/Language:

English

Primary Audience:

SAU student volunteers and Y Learning students interested in dedicating time and energy to grow food in the community.

Primarily Served:

The garden is primarily centered on serving youth, through the Y Learning program and Camp High Hopes that take place on site.


Affiliated Organization

Type Name Website Phone Email
Non-profit organization Alexander Family YMCA - 919-832-9622 -
Non-profit organization Inter-Faith Food Shuttle - 919-250-0043 -
University Saint Augustine's University - 919-516-4000 -

Contact Information

Land Ownership:

Private Land
Saint Augustine's University

Garden Contact:

Shiona Caldwell
919-971-8027
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Katie Crews
919-691-5382
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Garden Location:

1420 Oakwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27610, USA