Keep Charlotte Beautiful in Florida focuses on community greening

At Keep Charlotte Beautiful (KCB), we love community greening. When the Wintergarden Church approached us to build a community garden, we were in! Within 18 months, the garden has 16 raised beds and four that are handicapped accessible. The project has a food bank, community garden, and soon-to-be food forest that are going to help us to reduce food insecurity in Charlotte County, Florida, by providing the opportunity to learn more about growing your own food, nutrition, cooking, and budgeting. 

This project has had many community partners, including Home Depot, Raymond Building Supply, and Lowe’s. We were also fortunate to receive a grant of a VISTA Volunteer to assist in capacity building.