Reasons to Join:
~ Camaraderie! Just about every gardener enjoys picking the season’s first pepper, watching a young tomato ripen, and plucking potatoes from the ground.
~ Community gardens create a sense of ownership and stewardship, while fostering
community identity and spirit. Bonding over a season’s bounty can be very
~ Having fresh produce! “Homegrown” food also saves money, and you can grow crops that may not otherwise be available locally
~ Gardening alongside other enthusiasts offers learning opportunities—whether it’s being introduced to an unfamiliar veggie or an alternative staking technique, exchanging tips and tricks in the garden enhances the growing experience.
~ Working in a community garden is also likely to expose you to a diverse group of people and possibly new customs and recipes—and for the gardener-chef, this can be great fun!