The evolving mission of Deeper Down Community Garden is to create gathering space for those in the community, a source of healthy food for local families, and an educational resource for individuals and for the local schools.

In Phase 1 we installed a beautiful community walking trail that circles around a family playground.

In Phase 2 we began the primary vegetable garden located within the walking trail!

In Phase 3 we built a community pavilion/pole barn between the playground and the garden!

Click for: Deeper Down’s Preliminary Concept Plan.

Lisa Barkley is our Director of Food & Faith Ministries. Lisa’s gifts for gardening include skills such as design and construction, soil improvement, plant propagation, organic pest management, cover crops, season extension as well as food preservation and storage. Lisa also has experience in community outreach and education. She and her husband, Heath along with their two daughters live in beautiful Vale, NC. 


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