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Camp KBY Teaching / Learning Garden

We are in the process of expanding our 5000 square foot garden to 10,000. We would like to add an alternative garden encompassing differnt methods of small space gardening for urban areas, raised beds for handicapp access, hoop gardens and cold frame gardening. During the summer season we have over 630 children who participate in our garden programs. During the school year we anticipate another 600 elemntary students to participate. The expanded garden will allow for gardening education for families and their children to potentially incorporate gardening and healthy food choices into eveyday life. As the garden expands from a teaching garden to a production garden. one goal is to provide freshly grown produce to our city's food desert.


Where it's at:

4415 Boonsboro Road
Lynchburg, VA 24503
United States

Garden type:

demonstration/education garden

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Garden beneficiaries:

children and families

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What this project needs:

fruit bushes
fruit trees
irrigation system
chicken coop

Project leaders:

Deena Ruiz
Patrick H Haley

About us:

KGI is a nonprofit community of over 30,000 people who are growing some of our own food and helping others to do the same.  

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Kitchen Gardeners International
3 Powderhorn Drive,
Scarborough, ME, 04074, USA
(207) 956-0606