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Community gardens pop up in Nashville

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Growing organic fruits and vegetables in community gardens is gaining popularity all over Nashville.

Channel 4 took a tour of the garden at Park Avenue Elementary School. With the help of volunteers, students are learning how to garden and eat healthy. The garden is home to fresh berries, peppers, beans, and a variety of flowers.

"It starts to give them (students) an understanding that food comes from the ground and if it's nice and clean, you can just pick it up and eat it. Just rinse it off and eat it right there," volunteer gardener Carolyn James told Channel 4 on Sunday.

In the Nashville-area alone, there are over 90 community gardens. Here are 26 locations that were included on Sunday's tour.

East Nashville:

GROW Nashville
Shelby Park Discover Garden
401 S. 20th Street, 37206

McCoy Memorial Garden
807 Main Street, 37206

I.C. Whitestone Garden
927 Douglas Ave. 37206

Inglewood Church
of the Nazarene Garden
3936 Gallatin Road, 37206

Brooklyn Heights Community Garden
1830 Haynes Street, 37206

North Nashville:

Word of Life Christian Church
4100 Clarksville Pike, 37218

Eden Project Garden
918 Buchanan Street, 37208

Eliezer's Hope
Garden of Yahh
1701 11th Ave. N., 37208

Bethlehem Center Garden
1417 Charlotte Pike, 37203

Nashville Greenlands
Community Garden
2407 Heiman Street, 37208

Asarian Gardens
1202 W. H. Davis Drive, 37208

Another Ave. Cultural Resource Ctr..
1104 33rd Avenue N., 37208

West Nashville:

Tomorrow's Hope Garden
908 43rd Avenue, 37209

Park Avenue Elementary School Garden
3703 Park Avenue, 37209

Congregation Sherith Israel
3600 West End Avenue, 37205

H. G. Hill Middle School Garden
150 Davidson Road, 37205

Mobile Loaves and Fish Garden
at Woodmont Church
3605 Hillsboro Pike, 37215

J.T. Moore Middle School
4425 Granny White Pike, 37204

George W. Carver Food Park
1001 Gale Lane, 37204

South Nashville:

Chestnut Hill Community Garden
1st Avenue S. and Chestnut, 37210

Perk Farm
33 Creek Street, 37210

Glencliff High School Garden
160 Antioch Pike, 37211

Glenview Elementary School
1020 Patricia Drive, 37217

Ellington Agricultural Center
Demo Garden
5210 Marchant Drive, 37211


Bellevue Edible Learning Lab
655 Colice Jeanne Road, 37221

Old Hickory:

1005 Hadley Avenue, 37138

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