• The Neighborhood Garden Coalition
  •   Everyone’s Garden is offering a CSA. Anyone interested to learn more or purchase a share can sign up by going to Check It Out

    Everyone’s CSA is “NOW OPEN”
  • Work by wonderful volunteers has begun at Everyone’s Garden at Song and Spirit to create wheelchair accessible garden beds. These beds can comfortably and ergonomically accommodate a wheelchair user, and are made of Michigan White Cedar, which was grown and harvested by an Amish farmer.

    Building Wheelchair Accessible Garden Beds
  •       Berkley High School post secondary school program is a big success. Starting in early spring planting seeds and starting them under grow lights.

    BHS post secondary school program
  • Benefit Concert by Cello’s Unleashed

    Benefit Concert

Gardens and Food unite all of us around common goals and purpose.
The Neighborhood Garden Coalition is building inclusive community through gardens.

"Community gardens are a wonderful venue for healthy habits, positive interactions, practical science, and civic engagement, and fun.  Currently, most community gardens are not accessible to wheelchair users or other people in the disability community, who are often at risk of debilitating isolation and idleness. Everyone's Garden at Song and Spirit is being renovated in the spirit of inclusion, to ensure that all people can participate in the natural joys of organic vegetable farming in a community setting.   A lead grant from Michigan Disability Rights Coalition has allowed us to hire Sharon Berke, who is currently the special education, transition, and 504 coordinator for Berkley Schools, to design

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Next Event

Our next event is tomorrow August 13, 2014. We will have patty pan squash, volley ball (just kidding), swiss chard and kale among other things. The good news is we the rain from Monday will keep the plants healthy. Our hearts go out to all the people who have had the basements flooded. Come over if you can and we will give you a tour.

The Neighborhood Garden Coalition: “Building Community”

Our mission is to help people in need, provide healthy food, and activities. We would love for you to grow with us.

Our Goal: To Promote Inclusive Gardens

From Main Street to Wall Street, it is becoming increasingly apparent that commercial enterprises (public, private and non-profit) are realizing the benefits of constructing a diverse workforce. People with developmental disabilities can be a vital part of a rich, vibrant, diverse workforce. Research acknowledges the benefits of a diverse work environment, which includes a larger pool of ideas, more innovation, and increased tolerance/acceptance.
The Neighborhood Garden Coalition * 701Woodward Hgts. * Suite 135 * Ferndale, MI 48220 * (248) 266-0399