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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.
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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

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…

Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture Summer Session

We are delighted to offer another section of our online Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture course for Summer 2021. This self-paced, fully online course explores how therapeutic horticulture supports human needs, including physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual needs.

Carolina Community Garden Food Scraps Find New Home

We’re delighted to have a new outlet for veggie scraps from our Carolina Community Garden: the pigs at the Chapel Hill Creamery farm (and soon, pigs from Small Potatoes Farm…