Gardening Program


Hale YMCA Community Gardens

PROVIDING community gardening space, garden education and volunteer opportunities.

Learn more about us on our gardening website.

Or contact Garden Coordinator at jenny@vtymca.org for more information.

215 Maywood St, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Community Garden Tour and Food Tasting

Visit the Hale YMCA Community Garden for an opportunity to learn about gardening, visit the Roper Solar Greenhouse, and see a solar array in action.  Taste some of the bounty from the garden and visit with gardeners from all over the world.  See individual garden plots, hear from Master Gardeners and the Beekeeping Association and a learn about the community food forest garden.  Help us celebrate 10 years of success in the Roper Solar Greenhouse.  After the scheduled event, join the gardeners for a potluck dinner – bring a dish to share along with your own plate and fork.  Contact Jenny Schwanke at jenny@vtymca.org for more information. *Kid and Family friendly

Time:  4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (potluck from 6:00pm – 8:00pm)

Location/Directions: Hale-YMCA Community Garden (end of Maywood Street, off North Main Street)

Additional Information: vtymca.org  

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