Anathoth Community Garden & Farm

Cedar Grove, NC.


This garden and farm acts as a local community center and offers a space for spiritual growth and leadership training.


5-acre garden, community center, weeklong "learn and serve" experiences for youth groups

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders


Varies per service

Practical Applications

  • Watch the website's video to learn about the Biblical and cultural basis for congregational gardens and read essays on the theology of eating.
  • Involve your congregation's youth group in a weeklong "learn and serve" experience that provides hands-on gardening and guided reflection on food and faith.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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