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Wanna Start a Community Garden?

Buncombe County Parks, Greenways and Recreation Department will offer community grants for the start up of new Photo of woman gardens or the expansion of existing community gardens in Buncombe County.  Grants may range from $500 to $4,000.

A "Community Garden" is a garden managed by a group of people with the interest of growing edible crops.  The community gardens that produce a portion of their crops to assist in feeding the hungry will have priority consideration during the grant process.

The deadline is January 31, 2013.  If you are interested, see the detailed information below.

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File NameSizeTypeDate & Time Added
Grant Application Announcement 290 KB 12/19/2012 11:17 AM
Rules and Regulations 170 KB 12/19/2012 11:17 AM
Grant Application 215 KB 12/19/2012 11:17 AM