The Community Garden bursts to life during Maine’s short but spectacular growing season, with gorgeous yellow sunflowers, leafy greens of all types and hordes of zucchini. The garden adjoins the Ball Field Preserve on the Eastside Road of Crabtree Neck. It features 38 garden plots for community gardeners as well as sections dedicated to growing food for the hungry.
The community garden teaches people how to grow their own food in a manner that minimally impacts the land, offers garden-related educational activities, and provides members of the community with a place to garden and enjoy nature and shared interests. Myriad vegetables, herbs, flowers, a pollinator garden, bee hives, and apple trees have helped this garden thrive over the years. Its prolific harvest results in hundreds of pounds of food donated to local food pantries each year. The Hancock County Master Gardener Volunteer program contributes many active participants in the garden.
Anyone interested in signing up for a plot or learning more about the Community Garden should contact Renata Moise, member of the Community Garden Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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