What is a community garden?  It is a unique space where neighbors and residents can come together to build community and grow food.

The produce in the Community Gardens of Hope Hill is grown by individual community gardeners for themselves, their families and for donation to local food pantries.  If you would like to work in the garden and share in the harvest, you are encouraged to sign up and join us.  For a $10.00 annual membership and a commitment to work at least four hours a month you are entitled to your share of the harvest.

Garden News:

SUNDAY MAY 9 UPDATE

GARDEN SCHEDULE THIS WEEK:

Monday, May 10, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Tuesday, May 11, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Saturday, May 15. 9:00 – 11:30 am

GARDEN WORKDAY SATURDAY MAY 15

We will be welcoming a team of volunteers from Earthdance Organic Teaching Farm in Ferguson from 9:00 – 11:30 am to help us plant the rest of our seedlings and work on a few other tasks. (Like the never-ending one of weeding!) Please try to be there and meet others from our community who share our goals of feeding our neighbors out of God’s bountiful goodness!

GARDEN REPORT:

Last week we planted some okra among the radishes in bed #8.  We also planted sweet corn and popcorn and added zinnia seeds in the berms.  This week we can harvest lettuce and radishes and kale.  On Monday we will be preparing some of these to take to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Ferguson for their free meal distribution.  Also this week we will be working on installing trellises for the climbing plants between beds 7 & 8 as well as continuing the attack on weeds in the walkways and berms.

HERE WE GROW!

The Community Gardens of Hope Hill are designed to be a community space with picnic tables, a shaded bench, and a labyrinth for quiet time, prayer or meditation.  We are entering our 3rd full growing season and God’s bountiful harvest has enriched the lives of our garden members, members of several local church congregations, and recipients of Blessed Teresa of Calcutta’s food distribution in Ferguson.

   For Further Information about the Garden Contact North Hills