To be honest with y’all, it’s kind of wild to think we’ve been at this for 10 whole years! In 2003, the Burton Street Community was battling street level drug trafficking, and simultaneously the Bush Administration initiated the war on Iraq.
We knew that the response to both of these ills had to result in people getting OUT and getting ENGAGED. So, why not start a garden, right? And that’s just what we did!
So, join us next Saturday (April 13th) for our 10th anniversary celebration. 10 years of delivering fresh veggies, 10 years of feeding a neighborhood, 10 years of building community…
Mark your calendars now and plan to help with finishing the mural at Martha Jane’s Garden, play kickball or volleyball, eat cob oven pizza, enjoy a community potluck, good music, and best of all–EACH OTHER!
Special thanks to all those who’ve helped us all be who we have become: Bountiful Cities, WNCA, Asheville Design Center, Green Opportunities, Jeff Makey, Samuel, John Grant, Kristine Kaoverii Weber & her yoga classes, University of North Carolina Asheville (UNCA) classes & service program, Warren Wilson College Service Learning Program, Asheville Greenworks, area youth and countless, countless more!
This place is created in LOVE and a result of true community. We love you all, thank you all, and look forward to 10 more years of feeding us all with veggies, fruits, neighbors, and LOVE.