Food Bank Vegetable Gardens

Something exciting is budding at the Lanark County Food Bank in Carleton Place. The newly branded ‘The Hunger Stop’ has built raised garden boxes in the front yard of their 5 Allan Street location. Another long row of boxes was constructed along the side of the building. All are filled with rich-looking black soil which is warming in the Spring sun in preparation for planting. The side boxes will be planted with raspberry canes and the front boxes with a variety of vegetables, including radishes, lettuce, carrots, beets, peppers, and tomatoes. The 30″-high raised beds are easily accessible for weeding
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