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Jan 17, 2023

Building a Community Garden

In this episode of the Farms, Food and You podcast, Cheralyn Berry, Extension specialist and director of the Briggs Avenue Community Garden in East Durham, shares her perspective on the vital role of community gardens. 

People in a community garden

Mar 20, 2020

COVID-19 FAQ for Community Gardens

Here are a few steps and best practices for garden managers and gardeners for COVID-19. 

People in a community garden

Feb 6, 2020

Community Gardens Connect, Teach and Feed Us

Each year, NC State Extension Master Gardener℠ (EMG) volunteers share research-based information and promote sustainable gardening practices through community projects across North Carolina. 

May 1, 2015

Study finds guidance improves food safety practices at school, community gardens

People managing and working in school and community gardens are often unfamiliar with food safety practices that reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Now researchers have developed guidelines that address how to limit risk in these gardens – and a pilot study shows that the guidelines make a difference. 

Mar 2, 2012

4,000+ Extension Master Gardeners help make N.C. a greener place

With spring on its way, Extension Master Gardeners across the state are working in full gear, helping fellow gardeners – beginners and experts, young and old – enhance their landscapes, grow their own fruits and vegetables and learn about the science behind gardening. 

Feb 20, 2012

Guilford County Master Gardeners grow a community gardening network

When interest in community gardening began to spike a few years ago, Master Gardeners in Guilford County created a network that gives leaders of such gardens a way to connect with and learn from others while taking advantage of the wealth of gardening information available through Cooperative Extension.