Two Advocate members work on the garden with greens growing in the foreground.

The Advocate Garden started as a small ramshackle affair located where the parking lot is now. After the parking lot was built, the garden moved to the ‘meadow’ in front of the church. In 2017, it expanded to its current size of 20 x 35 feet. The attractive garden gate was a gift from the man who built our deer fence. Garden beds were created, lasagna style, on a church-wide Spring workday, with people contributing newspaper, kitchen scraps, grass clippings, and old leaves. There are 11 beds of various sizes.

Advocate gardeners work together to grow flowers and vegetables. We don’t assign plots to individuals. Food harvested from the garden is sometimes used at our meals, extensions of the Eucharist, after church. We also contribute produce to the community market at the Inter-Faith Council for Social Services.

Close up of greens growing in the Advocate garden.

Questions concerning the garden? Contact Martha Wheeler.