A community works to create a garden

A community works to create a garden

The historic community of Shrewsbury Borough is home to the thriving Shrewsbury Community Garden.

A community works to create a garden

There are 80 plots behind the 8-foot fence that keeps deer and burrowing rodents out of the space.

A community works to create a garden

A community works to create a garden

The Shrewsbury Community Garden continues to be the envy of surrounding neighborhoods.

A community works to create a garden

The city's public works department freely distributed mulch to the site from the DPW's own recycling site.

A community works to create a garden

The DPW prepared the site for the community garden.

A community works to create a garden

The DPW was in regular contact with the garden administration and always willing to lend assistance when needed.

A community works to create a garden

With all plots assigned, the Shrewsbury Community Garden is flourishing for a third year in a row.

A community works to create a garden

At least 30 families are already reaping what they've sown in the garden.

A community works to create a garden

Shrewsbury, N.J. residents enjoy the benefits of a community garden.

A community works to create a garden

Member fees of $25 annually help maintain and replace hoses and buy common garden tools.

A community works to create a garden

Several public works employees grow vegetables for their own homes as well as the local food bank through Plant a row for the Hungry.

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