By Norah Davis
For The Transylvania Times 

Rice Street Garden Reports A 'Banner Year' – Brevard NC

 

Taking a break in early August, a few of the garden's volunteers posed behind a patch of zinnias. This photo is the opening shot on the garden's new Facebook page. (Courtesy photos)

The Rice Street Community Garden's third season was a banner year in many ways, some surprising.

The garden grew in physical size, harvest, crop varieties, volunteers, educational events, fundraising venues, and outreach to the community and gardening world.

The future promises even more expansion, all with an eye on growing the garden's mission of sharing its abundance in Brevard.

Located downtown next to St. Philip's Episcopal Church, the garden is tended by volunteers, who donate all of the produce to Bread of Life and Sharing House.

Thanks to a 2014 grant from Lake Toxaway Charit...



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