Macon County Community Garden Taking Applications for 2019 Growing Season
The Macon County Community Garden Committee is now taking applications for garden space in the 2019 Community Garden. The community garden is in its’ eighth season. It has grown from sixteen to twenty four garden spaces since its’ beginning. Spaces are 500 square feet each and are tilled. Gardeners must supply their own fertilizer, seeds and plants and agree to abide by garden regulations. There is a charge of twenty five dollars per garden spot. It is requested that a portion of each gardener’s produce be donated to Macon County Care Net. In past years, the community garden has provided a substantial amount of fresh vegetables to Care Net for distribution to those in need. For an application or more information, call North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Macon Center, at 349-2046. The garden should be available for use by the first of May.