Community garden provides fresh produce for local families

CALDWELL, Idaho — A group of volunteers have been coming together for five years to tend to a garden for the community.

What was once an empty plot at the Canyon Hill Church of the Nazarene in Caldwell is now a place where residents can enjoy a supply of fresh produce.

“Every week I drop off a bunch of stuff, and ever since school started it’s gone by the time everyone is done picking up their kids, and everyone has gone home,” says parent volunteer Heather Terry.

The garden partners with Sacajawea Elementary School to give freshly picked produce to students and their parents.

Heather Terry is a parent who volunteers every week. Her kids attend Sacajawea, and it was after her son told her about the community garden that she figured she could help out and give back to her community.

Just five years ago, two churches in the

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