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The Lourdes Bounty Community Garden

By Gregorio EstrellaOctober 6, 2017 No Comments
What were your biggest successes this season?

a) We increased our beds capacity from 4 to 7 and doubled our harvest production from 288 pounds to 591 pounds
b) We expanded our community partners with the Boys Scouts and Our Lady of Lourdes School, both within our local community
c) Created a reserve fund to cover six months for operating expenses
d) We added an automated drip system to improve our garden's water needs.

What challenges did or does your project face?

Further increasing our production capacity and diversifying delivery channels

How are you working to overcome them?

Diversifying planting and harvest management and reaching out to other produce delivery organizations

What did you or your project learn this season that might be useful to others as well?

a) Increased and diversify funding sources
b) Higher production capacity and volunteer availability
c) Created a reserve fund
d) Implemented strict treasury management controls

Project Name:

The Lourdes Bounty Community Garden

Project Location:

2718 Overbrook Drive, Raleigh, NC 27608, United States

Number of People Reached:

100

Update Author:

Gregorio Estrella

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