How does your garden grow?

by Rhonda Michael A spring walk with my husband to visit the Indian Trading Path turned into the discovery of an intimate, community garden positioned along the historic Snow Hill […]

UCAN Spotlight | Volunteering is Cool

Dave Milkereit A volunteer is a person who freely offers to take part in an enterprise or undertake a task. Volunteering is important as it offers much-needed help to organizations. […]

The Next Generation – part two

UCAN Spotlight – Quan Pettiford Catawba Trail Farm was established to improve the health and wellness of our community. Urban Community AgriNomics (UCAN) provides education and skill acquisition in healthy […]

The Next Generation – part one

UCAN Spotlight – Quinton M. Pettiford With the increasing interest in science and nutrition education, many schools and youth organizations in the United States are planting gardens to serve as […]

UCAN Spotlight – The Power of Gardening

One of the things about a community garden is the fact that there are as many growing methods and gardening styles as there are gardeners that employ them. As we […]

Recipes for Foodshare

As UCAN continues to partner with Farmers Foodshare with providing fresh locally grown produce to the community we thought it would be beneficial to provide you with some recipes. We […]

UCAN Vegetable Spotlight | Okra

Presenting: Fried Okra & Preserved Pickled Okra Okra is an essential vegetable in every Southern kitchen. Okra can grow up to five feet tall with beautiful hibiscus like flowers.Planting okra […]