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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

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 as well)! These scraps aren’t quite up to snuff for humans but are a tasty and nutritious treat for the pigs. Plus, it saves the…

Winter Harvest at 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…