Beds Available for 2021

Interested in learning how to garden organically and grow your own veggies?

How about helping and supporting your community by donating fresh produce to a local food pantry?

And what if, in the process of doing these things, you also get to meet some nice people and make new friends?

We have several beds available for adoption in 2021! These openings fill up fast so let us know if you are seriously interested by contacting us at the email address which appears below.

E-mail us at join@givinggardenofcarrollton.org

To schedule an interview. Please include a contact number and your full name.

Applications and/or payments will be returned if you have not first completed an in-person interview and been invited to join us.

We Want You…

Donations To Date (10/31/2020)

Through October 31, 2020, The Giving Garden has donated 3,442 pounds of fresh produce to Christian Community Action food pantry and AUMC Food Share.

See Annual Donation Charts

2020 Donations

Voted Carrollton’s Most Outstanding Community Organization

The Giving Garden was honored as the City of Carrollton’s most Outstanding Community Organization in 2018!  The garden provides a sustainable gardening opportunity for the citizens of Carrollton, promoting organic food practices, conservation, philanthropy, and community development.  The organization donates half of what they grow to non-profit food pantries, so that those in need may enjoy the benefits of fresh produce.  Since inception in 2010, the garden has donated over 11 tons of produce to help our community. 

2020 YTD Donations
Annual Donation Chart

Read Jan-Mar 2020 Newsletter.

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2019 Donation

The last harvest for 2019 was Saturday, December 28. The Giving Garden of Carrollton had a very successful and productive year. Below you will see the results of the hard work of all the kind and generous Giving Garden members, along with numerous other volunteers that contributed their time and energy.

3,141 pounds!

Seed Donations

Thanks to Strong’s Nursery and Westlake Ace Hardware for their much appreciated seed donations which will be shared with all Carrollton community gardens.

Strong’s Nursery
Westlake Ace Hardware

Webcast By Terri Barrett

Next Tuesday evening (Aug 13 at 7pm), tune in to watch our own Terri Barrett, talk about The Giving Garden! For those who do not know this, Terri has given several presentations to other groups regarding Community Gardens and has been a member of our board from the garden’s planning stage which began in 2009.

Terri Barrett

When: Tuesday, August 13th at 7pm

What: The United Methodist Church webcast “LeaderComm” will provide informational updates, best practices, and stimulating interactive Q&A.

Who: Terri Barrett from Aldersgate will be a featured guest in the Best Practice Spotlight to talk about The Giving Garden.

How: To join, use https://zoom.us/j/348627758 or dial in using +1 720 707 2699 using the following Meeting ID: 348 627 758 https://zoom.us/j/348627758

Read the April-June 2019 Newsletter

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Annual Donation Chart

Yearly Donation Chart as of aug 2019
Annual Donations

Read the January-March 2019 Newsletter.

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Share The Harvest Donations

First harvest update for 2019!

Last year we donated 2,219 pounds and since our inception in 2010 have donated a total of 15,903 pounds to CCA, AUMC Food Share and Metrocrest Services!