Edible Main Street & Solidarity Gardens
Growing fresh food where it's needed
Edible Main Street returns after a successful partnership with Alan Day Community Garden on Solidarity Gardens
Solidarity Gardens was launched during spring 2020 to help people who wished to grow their own food at home. Thirteen gardens were built at households and nonprofits in Norway, South Paris, and Oxford. Spoke Folks cargo bike cooperative transported materials, and each participant got a raised bed or planter box installed, filled with fertile soil, and planted with seeds and seedlings. We provided gardening information and support in our participants' gardening journey.
In 2021, we re-engaged the previous year's cohort to expand gardens for those who were interested. We've also built new gardens at local homes, again with a total of thirteen gardens for Norway, South Paris, and Oxford.
As the 2022 growing season progresses, our Edible Main Street planters will return in front of CEBE's office and at nearby locations. These planters are demonstrations meant to inspire and educate, while also providing some nibbles to those strolling on Main Street.