CASA Community Garden

7269 Old Madison Pike
Huntsville, AL

Submitted by: Jim Call

This place is a significant source of food for elderly and homebound citizens in Huntsville.

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Why It Works

This a true community garden planted and maintained by volunteers. This garden's harvest is distributed freely to the elderly and homebound of Madison County, Alabama. It is the most community-oriented community garden of its type in the U.S. In 2001, this 1/3 acre garden harvested over 19,000 pounds of vegetables, helping feed over 7,500 of our community's senior citizens.

What Makes CASA Community Garden a Great Place?

We are in the process of moving to a new location at 4700 block of the Bob Wallace Ave, Huntsville, Alabama.

Yes, we have scarecrows and a beautiful garden.

Although this is a functional, working garden operation, we do have visitors from time to time.

Volunteers usually meet other individuals wishing to help others. We do have a lot of social interaction.

History & Background

The garden operates under the auspices of CASA (Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound), a non-profit, 501 c(3) organization. The garden projects involves many different volunteers throughout our community.

Contact Info:

Jim Call, CASA Community Garden Volunteer Director

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