Crestview community garden presented with new power tiller

Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 01:28 PM.

Ward said low-income families in particular can benefit from the community garden to stretch their financial resources.

"They can use SNAP funds to buy seeds and seedlings and become self-sufficient," Ward said, referring to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Garden plot sponsors can help cash-strapped families with the $50 plot fee, Ward said. The family members can then work off the fee by working in the community garden.

The Main Street Crestview Association adopted the garden as a community project, Main Street member Cal Zethmayr said, and accepts donations from plot sponsors.

FYI

Call Cathy Ward, 758-8481, or visit crestviewcommunitygarden.org to learn more about the Crestview Community Garden

Email News Bulletin Staff Writer Brian Hughes, follow him on Twitter or call 850-682-6524.



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