The primary goals for First Fruits Community Garden at Lake Washington UMC are to help meet the need for organic fresh, local affordable produce, build community and help people in need in the city of Kirkland. Gardeners are requested to share ten percent their bounty with Hopelink Food Bank.
With a large piece of open land that LWUMC is excited to share in a way that enhances the health of and relationships between neighbors. The garden team seeks to serve individuals and families who would benefit from a small plot in which to grow their own produce and flowers.
A part of good health is strong relationships and the First Fruits Community Garden provides a place where neighbors of different generations and cultures can work together and enjoy getting to know one another. It is also hoped that the wholesome activity of gardening will provide a healthful activity for all who participate and help those in need.
Now is the time to start dreaming about this summer's crop of veggies! The First Fruits Community Garden has one remaining 4’x8’ garden plot available. Grow vegetables for a $35 annual donation. 10% of the produce you grow...Read More