Community Outreach

What we do

1.  Plans/maintains children's garden at Briar Patch.  Plans children's activities.
2.   Coordinates programs with wider community related to gardening.
3.  Distributes excess harvest to foodbanks

Committee Chair: Valerie Vickers




Children's Garden

Children's Garden at Briar Patch: Planting and maintaining a garden at Briar Patch, especially designed for children.  Activities are announced via email and are generally scheduled for Sundays at 4pm.  Children, their parents and grandparents are welcome.


Community Activities

Earth Day Celebration:  Activities for the kids including planting and arts and crafts.

Annual Pepper Festival:  Abundance Foundation partnership to help children plant herbs. If interested in volunteering, let Valerie know.

Produce Donations

Excess produce from our gardens is donated to Farmers Foodshare which collects produce at local Farmers Markets and distributes to families in need in our local area.

CORA and PORCH Food Pantry Needs:  fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit

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Farmers Foodshare

Cora Food Pantry



updated May 2018

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