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Rice Street Community Garden Volunteers Celebrate - Brevard, NC


November 9, 2017

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The Rice Street gardeners gathered at a party recently on the patio of a local cafe to celebrate their accomplishments over the past six years growing produce to donate to the food-insecure families of Transylvania County.

Rice Street Community Garden ended its sixth year by doing something different. Instead of holding a year-end fundraising dinner, the garden thanked its volunteers at a party held last month on the patio at the rear of the Jordan Street Café.

About 25 of the garden's committed volunteers came to the celebration. While enjoying hors d'oeuvres and wine, they shared their reasons for volunteering at the garden.

Many agreed with Milbrey Raney, who said that she loves to garden, and she loves the community effort that goes into making Rice Street a success.

Anne Oliver said that she volunt...

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