Edible Campus Collaborates to Release New Cookbook

edible campus garden bed

Edible Campus and Carolina Cupboard were created because too many students don’t have access to healthy, affordable, food resources on campus. In addition, making healthy meals on a budget can pose a problem to college students. That’s why Edible Campus, APPLES Service Learning, and Carolina Cupboard teamed up to create a cookbook that incorporates foods…

Intro to Therapeutic Horticulture begins in August

therapeutic horticulture in the Garden

Starting in mid-August, we will offer a six-week, online Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture class in partnership with NC State Extension Gardener. The Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture course is the first in an intended series of online courses that teach the theory, practice, and profession of therapeutic horticulture. Students will gain an overview of historical uses…

NCBG Community Gardens Awarded Funds for Urban Agriculture

Volunteers from the Carolina COVID-19 Student Services Corps harvest carrots at the Carolina Community Garden while wearing face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) and American Public Gardens Association have partnered to offer immediate support to established urban food-growing programs at public gardens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This week, the USBG and the Association awarded $378,000 to 28 public gardens across the United States to help sustain urban agriculture and community food-growing during…

Plant a Tomato, Give a Garden

people planting tomatoes

UNC Faculty and Staff are invited to pot tomato plants for distribution by the Carolina Campus Community Garden on Tuesday, May 14, 10-11:15 a.m. Contribute to food security for CCCG recipients Learn more about how CCCG supports the UNC community A great team-building experience Community service leave opportunity No “green thumb” needed Register by May…

The Bees Are Back!

Beehive at CCCG

This past Saturday, the Carolina Campus Community Garden hosted the first free Honeybee Hive Tour of the year! As a seamless addition to UNC’s recent distinction as a Bee Campus USA, Certified Beekeeper, Anne Cabell, introduced the crowd to CCCG’s new friends in the hive. The crowd had the opportunity to get answers to all…