Winter Harvest at the Carolina Community Garden

Two volunteers kneel around a bed of mustard greens in the Carolina Community Garden.

After a holiday break, masked, distanced volunteers returned to the Carolina Community Garden (CCG) last week. They cleared and prepped beds, planted spinach seedlings, uncovered and recovered row covers, and harvested 86 pounds of Chinese cabbage, turnips, radishes, mustard greens, lettuce, kale, collards, green onions, carrots, and the first beets of the season. That produce…

Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture Spring Session

illustration of therapeutic horticulture

We are delighted to offer another section of Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture Online for Spring 2021. The course runs March 1 – April 12. The gift of online learning makes a perfect present, as well! Learn more and register today at go.ncsu.edu/therapeutic-hort-online This Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture course is the first in a series of…

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…

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…