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NLR Fit 2 Live$14,000 Awarded to 5 Garden Projects

$14,000 Awarded to 5 Garden Projects

North Little Rock's Fit 2 Live Community Garden Committee recently awarded its Fall 2014 round of garden funding to five projects - four existing and one new. The awarded projects are:

  • North Little Rock Community Farm - $4,000
    To support the training of the Farm's Board of Directors and meet the needs of its growing urban farm project. 
     
  • St. Joseph's Community Garden - $4,000
    To double the size of the garden to allow individuals from their waiting list and more neighbors to obtain garden plots.
     
  • The Field - $3,000
    To build a refrigeration unit to store harvested produce from several gardens and farms, which will allow for more efficient  food distribution to the Central Arkansas' homeless population and other individuals.
     
  • 4 The Youth Community Garden - $2,000
    For the construction of a new, youth-focused community garden on East Broadway St. 
     
  • E. 2nd Street Community Garden - $1,000
    To fund improved beds, irrigation, and tools.

Use our Garden Map to find a garden near you. To get involved, contact the listed garden manager directly, or contact Fit 2 Live at fit2live@nlr.ar.gov / 501-975-8777.

Posted on 09/30/2014