By Norah Davis
for the Transylvania Times 

Rice Street Garden Has Biggest, Best Year Yet – Brevard NC


Workday manager Bill Chandler (left) delivers part of the Rice Street Community Garden's 2015 sweet potato harvest to Michael Collins at Bread of Life. (Courtesy photos by Norah Davis)

"You've had a big year, haven't you?"

Bill Chandler, workday manager at Rice Street Community Garden, was delivering 100 pounds of sweet potatoes to Bread of Life when Michael Collins congratulated him on the garden.

Actually, the 2015 growing season was the garden's biggest year ever.

Rice Street Community Garden, located in downtown Brevard on a quarter-acre owned by St. Philip's Episcopal Church, had just completed its fourth year of operation.

It is staffed entirely by volunteers who donate the garden's fresh organic produce to Bread of Life and Sharing House.

The 2015 harves...

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