Help Us Find a New Location!

Let’s not miss a single season, after 13 years of growing amazing organic crops, sustaining our pollinators, supporting the local food pantries, educating the community about sustainable agriculture, and building a welcoming and diverse gardening community. Our guiding principles: We garden organically We are open to all We work to feed the food insecure through…

The heart and soul of our garden

On a Saturday morning in the summer of 2021, the Simple Gifts Community Garden in Apex was at the peak of life, exploding with color. Green and orange peppers grew. Orange monarchs landed on pink milkweed.  Dozens of raised beds of produce grew, all fed by fresh water from a shimmering pond. Since Saturdays are…

Planting the seeds of hope

Dear friends, As 2021 comes to a close, we are also coming to the end of our time at what we’ve affectionately called the “Jeanne” location of Simple Gifts Community Garden. Yesterday the shed was moved to a temporary location on the campus of Apex UMC.  Today the last few plants will be given to several…