Numerous raised garden beds are in the park. They are used in our urban agriculture program which trains and offers part-time employment to homeless and previously homeless individuals. The gardeners raise organically-grown vegetables and herbs.
The park is open Saturdays from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm to homeless individuals and volunteers. Saturday is an unstructured day of play and relaxation, when relational ministry takes root. The park is dotted with volunteers and homeless individuals sitting together and talking over coffee, thoughtfully studying a chess board, hands held and joined in… Continue reading Saturdays In the Park