The Transylvania Times -

Flowers Raise Funds for Garden Vegetables


September 19, 2016

The volunteers at Rice Street Community Garden raise perennials to attract bees and other pollinators, but recently those same flowers did double duty by helping pay for the vegetables grown in the garden.

Rice Street Community Garden, located in downtown Brevard on land owned by St. Philip's Episcopal Church across from the Farmers' Market, is staffed entirely by volunteers from throughout Brevard and Transylvania County.

The volunteers donate the garden's fresh organic produce to Bread of Life and Sharing House. In the five years since ground was first broken, the garden has produced m...

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