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The Giving Garden


5070 East N Avenue, Kalamazoo

Name: Brenda Kolkman

The Giving Garden is a volunteer project of the Master Gardeners of Kalamazoo County, Michigan, sponsored by Michigan State University Extension. The central mission of the project is to provide fresh vegetables to the under-served and those in need in the Kalamazoo area. All of the food grown is donated to Kalamazoo Loaves & Fishes and Ministry with Community. The Giving Garden is located at 5070 East N Avenue, the southeast corner of Sprinkle and Kilgore Road (N Avenue), on land owned by Humphrey Products and Kendall Electric who generously allow the Master Gardeners to grow vegetables on it.

Volunteer/Work Schedule:
Volunteer/Work Schedule: A core volunteer group of Master Gardeners coordinate activities at the garden from early May to late October each year. Work schedules for the coming year include:
• Monday 9:00 AM – Noon
• Wednesday 9:00 AM – Noon
• Saturday 9:00 AM – Noon