Mount Vernon Community Garden

Mount Vernon Community Garden

Mount Vernon Community Garden

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Brenda Chunn <> shares a list of summer/fall activities such as:

  • Canning Peaches which will end with a peach ice cream social. 
  • Canning Corn which will end with a meal of okra, corn, and tomatoes. 
  • Pumpkin carving contest in the fall when the pumpkins come off as well as a pumpkin pie contest. 
  • We did a mobile mammography that allowed uninsured women the opportunity to get free service.
  • We also do a backpack weekend food assignment with Cleveland Elementary school and the Food for Thought program. 
  • We have applied to be a summer breakfast food site and we will include a morning stretch physical activity. 
  • Agriculture teachers from WRHS are going to give of time and talent and do a week MASOO (Math Agriculture Science Options and Opportunity) camp

We really need a van/bus so if you hear of one we can afford on a shoestring budget please keep us in mind. 

For more information see the Mount Vernon Community Garden Facebook page.

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Dr. Lucy BradleyExtension Specialist, Urban Horticulture (919) 513-2001 Horticultural Science - NC State University

Posted on Apr 26, 2014

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