Allison Hampton – The Increase Garden at The Caring Place

Date grant awarded: July 18, 2018

The Increase Garden at The Caring Place will provide fresh fruits and vegetables to the families living in lower-income housing in neighborhoods surrounding the Caring Place Church. For many of these families, fresh produce is cost-prohibitive. The Increase Garden, coordinated by Allison Hampton, exists to help supplement the diets of these families with the nutrients critical for optimal health, growth and development. Fruits and vegetables harvested from the garden will be distributed to residents of the community at no cost.

Educational programming and fun activities promoting healthier eating and sustainability will be provided for the children, while parents will have opportunities to attend cooking demonstrations and collect recipes featuring the items harvested from the garden.