Merchant Park Community Garden

Sharing the Harvest: Donating Produce Engages the Community

Erin Fuller, a gardener at the Merchant Park Community Garden in the Irving Park neighborhood, initiated the connection with a local WIC office after realizing they often had extra produce. Gardeners glean weekly during the growing season, and Erin delivers the produce to WIC’s nutritionist who is then able to make sure the clients that need the produce… Read more Sharing the Harvest: Donating Produce Engages the Community