GardenShare is a locally led, nonprofit organization with a mission to solve the problem of hunger in St. Lawrence County through policy advocacy work and by strengthening the food system to benefit all County residents.
GardenShare's vision for our community:
Healthy Food – Healthy Farms – Everybody Eats
Enjoy chili and
cornbread, meet GardenShare's new executive
director, and join GardenShare
board, staff, and friends in congratulating 2014 Growing Community Award
recipients Daniel and Mendy Martin and family.
Each year GardenShare presents theGrowing Community
Award to an
individual or organization whose efforts strengthen food security in northern
New York State.
The Martins, who own and operate a farm market on Route 11B
outside of Potsdam, have been an influential part of the
local food movement
since 1998 when they started a U-pick strawberry operation. Today their farm
stand offers quality
vegetables grown by the Martins
and other local farmers.