Are you interested in starting a community garden in Forsyth County? Please visit our Start a Garden page to learn about the process and access resources to help you get started.

1450 Fairchild Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27105


Community Gardens

Here in Forsyth County, NC, community gardens have taken root in neighborhoods, civic groups, faith communities, public parks, schools, and more. These are places where people come together to grow food, create and preserve green spaces, and bring neighbors together, and they are as diverse as the people gardening in them.

Community Gardens

Forsyth Community Gardening supports the growing efforts of more than 160 community gardens. Explore our website to learn more about Forsyth Community Gardening and discover how you can get involved!

Join us for a Container Gardening Workshop!

Community Gardens

Container Gardening Workshop + Cooking Demonstration
Thursday, September 6, 12:00-1:00 pm
Malloy/Jordan Library (1110 East 7th St., Winston-Salem NC 27101)

No registration is required. To request Spanish interpretation, please call 336-705-8823 by August 29.

Come learn to grow vegetables and herbs in containers, and enjoy a healthy cooking demonstration! A tour of the garden behind the Public Health building will follow the workshop. For more details, please see the information on Forsyth Extension Gardener Workshops (


Huertos en Contenedores + Demostración de Cocina
jueves, 6 de septiembre, 12:00-1:00 pm
Biblioteca Malloy/Jordan (1110 East 7th St, Winston-Salem NC 27101)

No se requiere inscripción. Para pedir interpretación en español, por favor llame al 336-705-8823 antes del 29 de agosto.

¡Venga a aprender a cultivar hortalizas y hierbas en contenedores, y disfrute de una demostración de cocina saludable! Un recorrido por el huerto detrás del edificio de Salud Pública seguirá el taller. Para detalles, por favor vea la información sobre Talleres de Horticultura de la Extensión (

New Food Safety Factsheet for Gardeners


With the harvest of summer vegetables in full swing, it’s important to ensure that your garden produce is safe and free from pathogens. Check out our new Food Safety Basics factsheet for tips on how to grow and harvest your vegetables to minimize the risk of foodborne illness. From site selection to water sources, soil amendments, composting practices, and handwashing, there’s a lot that gardeners can do to ensure a healthy harvest.

2017 Year In Review!

Community Gardens

Please help us celebrate community gardeners' good work by checking out Forsyth Community Gardening’s 2017 Year in Review! Thanks to all who have made our county healthier, greener, and more neighborly through community gardening.

¡Ayúdenos a celebrar el buen trabajo de los horticultores comunitarios leyendo el Reporte Anual de 2017 del Programa de Huertos Comunitarios! Gracias a todos los que han hecho que nuestro condado sea más saludable, más ecológico, y más amistoso a través de cultivar huertos comunitarios.