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Carolina Community Garden Update- December, 2021

December 20, 2021

What’s Been Growing in the Garden  By Arlene Medder & Claire Lorch  As everyone knows, things changed very quickly in March 2020. This applies to the Carolina Community Garden (CCG), too. Without knowing the details of how Covid-19 spreads, the garden was closed to … Read more

2017 Carolina Campus Community Garden Annual Report

June 16, 2017

Carolina Campus Community Garden Subcommittee of Community Service Committee Annual Report 2016-2017   Submitted by Arlene Medder June 14, 2017   2016-2017 Members Name Department Term Ends Claire Lorch Carolina Campus Community Garden Arlene Medder Auxiliary Services 2018 Nancy Easterling … Read more

Greenhouse is open

February 24, 2017

By Arlene Medder, former UNC Employee Forum Delegate For quite a few years, Claire Lorch, manager of the North Carolina Botanical Garden’s Carolina Campus Community Garden (CCCG), wished for a greenhouse. A greenhouse would provide an opportunity to propagate a … Read more

Campus Garden seeking compost donations

August 30, 2016

More green material material (vegetable, fruit, egg shells, coffee grounds and filters and tea bags, etc.) is needed for the Carolina Campus Community Garden! There is a donation bucket outside the fence on the garden’s southeast side. More details about … Read more

Staff celebrate Earth Day in the Carolina Campus Community Garden

April 25, 2016

  Last week, 33 eager volunteers (including several staff members in honor of Earth Day) turned compost piles, modified a pea trellis for tomatoes, built a new trellis and planted cucumbers. Volunteers planted purslane for a chemistry research project next spring with Professor Eskew’s APPLES students. Volunteers harvested 35 … Read more

Carolina Community Garden 2015 Annual Report

August 5, 2015

Carolina Campus Community Garden 2015 Employee Forum Annual Report Members (Employee Forum delegates): Arlene Medder, Lois Douglas-Alston, Bonita Brown and Tara Smith Number of meetings in the past year: Nine Report written by: Arlene Medder (Reviewed by: Claire Lorch) Committee … Read more

Community garden yields 1,300 pounds of produce this summer

July 28, 2015

The Carolina Campus Community Garden is bursting with fresh produce this summer. The long days of sunlight and warmth mean more growth and more to harvest. Summer also means fewer students on campus to volunteer. However, this summer new staff members regularly … Read more

Staff celebrate Earth Day in the garden

April 29, 2015

  By Arlene Medder, Division 6 delegate Sixteen staff volunteers attended the Earth Day workday on Wednesday, April 22. Some had never heard of the Carolina Campus Community Garden before the Employee Forum invited them to attend the workday. Staff … Read more

CCCG Looking for Summer Intern

March 25, 2013

Carolina Campus Community Garden Summer Intern Qualifications: Interest/experience in gardening, agriculture, and environmental sustainability Desire to work with college and high school students, faculty, staff, and local community members Positive view of team work and community building Comfortable mentoring other … Read more