Tips for Parishes Considering a Food Pantry Garden
The following tips come from Timothy Goldman of St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in West Des Moines, Iowa. In his article "Meeting God in the Faith Garden", Timothy highlighted the many benefits that a food pantry garden brings to a faith community.
The following tips were developed by the people of St. Timothy's over the course of working with several other faith communities in deciding whether a garden ministry was right for them. It addresses site planning, volunteer management, budgeting, and more.