This news item expired on Thursday, January 31, 2013 so the information below could be outdated or incorrect.
Buncombe County Parks, Greenways and Recreation Department will offer community grants for the start up of new community 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.