Help us grow vegetables and fruit for UNC’s lower wage workers.

Carolina Community Garden

The Carolina Community Garden (CCG) aims to grow vegetables and fruit so that all UNC employees have access to fresh, sustainably grown produce through the shared efforts of staff, students, faculty, and local residents and to serve as a learning community for developing gardening skills, healthy living, social responsibility, and interdisciplinary academic pursuits.
Garden with us on campus

Edible Campus UNC

Edible Campus UNC creates working landscapes across the UNC Chapel Hill campus to facilitate student engagement in food and agriculture sustainability.
Our mission is to promote health and well-being through positive interactions with plants and nature.

Horticultural Therapy

Horticultural therapy provides gardening and nature experiences to underserved populations in the Triangle.

Outreach News

Therapeutic Horticulture Program Featured in Chapel Hill Magazine

The March-April 2023 issue of Chapel Hill Magazine features a story on the Garden’s Therapeutic Horticulture program. “Therapeutic horticulture is basically when a trained professional uses plants and/or nature-based activities…

Therapeutic Horticulture Certificate Program begins this Fall

The Hybrid Certificate in Therapeutic Horticulture (HCTH) begins this fall, and registration is now open! This eight-month program combines comprehensive online and in-person instruction to professionals and students in allied health, education, and design fields who wish to incorporate therapeutic horticulture into their practice.

APPLES interns grow in garden

APPLES intern Becca Beechold with a tomato harvest at the Carolina Community Garden By Angelica Edwards, NCBG Communications Intern The North Carolina Botanical Garden’s partnership with APPLES Service-Learning offers students…