CFFC School Garden Workshop A Success

The CFFC held its first School Garden Workshop on August 29, 2015. Participants learned about: Soil Health and Garden Location, Pollinator Gardens, and Worm Composting. Katie Warren is shown here explaining her simple and inexpensive way to worm compost. Be sure to join the CFFC email list to receive information on upcoming School Garden Workshops targeted to teachers in Cabarrus and Kannapolis.

School Garden Workshop

School Garden Workshop August 29th

The CFFC is holding it’s first-ever School Garden Workshop for teachers in Cabarrus and Kannapolis. The workshop will be held this Saturday, August 29th from 8:45 – 11:30 a.m. at Lomax Incubator Farm in Concord. Topics will include Soil Health and Garden Location, Pollinator Gardens, and Worm Composting. The cost of $15 includes the School Garden Handbook that has all of the detailed information teachers and administrators need to launch or step-up their school garden project. To reserve your spot, email

New Community Garden at Frank Liske Park

The garden at Frank Liske Park has been expanded from one small plot to 16 50-square -foot plots and 2 400-square-foot plots. The Cabarrus County Active Living and Parks is making the smaller plots available for rent by individuals, with the larger plots designed for groups interested in growing produce to distribute to local food pantries. The Cooperative Christian Ministries is the primary contact for the food distribution. For more information on renting a Discovery Garden call 704-920-3484.