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A Ministry of

Wake Forest Presbyterian Church

About the Garden

Learn more about the Giving Garden, who it benefits, and how you can help.

The Giving Garden is

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  • A community garden with environmentally sustainable agricultural practices.

  • A high production garden.

We harvested 9,067 lbs. of produce in 2022!

  • A garden that produces fresh fruits and vegetables year-round.​

  • A teaching garden.

Mission Statement

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We are committed to reducing food insecurity in our community by growing and donating fresh produce to local meal programs and food pantries.

All experience and ability levels are welcome!

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  • All you need is a desire to learn, informally while volunteering, or through educational classes offered at the garden.

  • We have 4 wheelchair accessible table planters, 6 regular adult and 4 preschool size table planters, as well as raised beds and planting rows.​

Garden activities

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  • Planting fruits and vegetables

  • Harvesting

  • Mulching

  • Watering

  • Weeding

  • Attending educational sessions

  • Making garden art projects

  • Helping with construction projects

Garden workdays

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Tuesdays & Saturdays, weather dependent.

October 15-April 14, 9 am-12pm

April 15-October 14, 8 am-11am

Please feel free to come at whatever time you're available during the hours posted on Sign Up Genius.

Even an hour of help is greatly appreciated!

Sign up to volunteer

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Click the Volunteer button at the top of the page to be directed to Sign Up Genius. 



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Click the Donate button at the top of the page to make a donation to The Giving Garden.


We produce more than 9,000 pounds (4 1/2 tons) per year, utilizing 5,400 ft² to date.

  • Raised Beds: 4,500 ft² 

  • Framed Beds: 384 ft² 

  • 14 Table Planters: 252 ft² (2 preschool; 4 wheelchair accessible)

  • Edible Forest: 7,500 ft² 

Donation Recipients

  • Wake Forest Community Meals
    Meals provided at Hope House and Olive Branch Baptist Church.  (Wake Forest)

  • The Main Ingredient
    Meals provided at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church (Wake Forest). 


  • Tri-Area Ministry (Wake Forest)

  • The Journey Ministry Pantry (Youngsville)

  • The Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC (Raleigh)

           Through Plant a Row for the Hungry (PAR)

           Sponsored by Logan’s Garden Shop (Raleigh)

  • Mount Moriah Baptist Church (Bunn)
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The Giving Garden provides resources for bees, birds, amphibians, and butterflies.  We have 2 large pollinator gardens filled with a variety of annuals and perennials, including milkweed, which help  sustain the migration of monarch butterflies, and help this endangered species produce successive generations.

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Get in touch

We'd love to hear from you or answer your questions!

Send inquiries to:
Call or text: 919-522-3146


Wake Forest Presbyterian Church
12605 Capital Blvd., Wake Forest, NC 27587

© Wake Forest Presbyterian Church

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