View Larger MapThe Town of Matthews has received a $3,000 grant to establish a new Community Garden. Currently the Town has one Community Garden which is located at 427 Covenant Church Lane.

The grant was given to the Town by the Nourishing North Carolina Program, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and the NC Recreation & Park Association.

The Community Garden was established as a place where residents of Matthews who do not have space for a garden could plant flowers or vegetables. For $30 a year you can rent an 8’x6’ plot. The garden has been very popular since it was first established. Currently there is a waiting list for people who would like a plot.

Over the next few months the Town will work to identify a second Community Garden site and use the grant money to establish it.

For more information on the Community Garden contact the Matthews Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department at 704-321-7275.