General Information about the Community Garden
Community gardens connect people of all ages and backgrounds to the earth and each other. The heart of a community garden is the community that is formed within the garden itself. It provides an opportunity to learn and share with others. It spans generations with grandparents teaching grandchildren the joy of planting a seed and watching it grow into something for the family table. People from other countries bring plants and cultures to share from their native homelands. Neighbors join together to grow pumpkins for their children. The garden promotes activities and exercise as well as provides nutritional food for a healthy life style.
Luscher Farm is a place like this - where the 180 organic garden plots are always filled and local residents anxiously wait for the yearly lottery for open garden spaces. Luscher Farm has the sun, fertile soil and space for local residents to grow a bountiful harvest of vegetables to feed families, save food dollars and share the experience with like minded new friends.
Many schools, garden clubs, local merchants, nurseries, civic groups and individuals help make the garden a community gathering place and great source of pride. There were 1,776 volunteers hours given to support the community garden in 2011.
If you are interested in renting a farm plot, please contact Karen at 503-638-0376 or email email@example.com. You may also call the Parks & Recreation main office at 503-675-2549.
If you would like to volunteer, contact Karen via the above email and phone number.
Luscher Farm also offers classes and activities to support gardening endeavors. To view the current schedule of children's programs, click here. To view the current schedule of adult programs, click here or see the below attachment.
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