Small Garden Footprint, Big Garden Love
Incorporating Community Gardens into the nontraditional corporate environment addresses the practical reality that most Americans spend most of their daylight hours at work, where many have stressful jobs. Community gardens provide employees with an enjoyable, relaxing, low-cost group recreational outlet as well as fresh food for improved health and well-being.
Considering a garden? You're in good company! It's been reported that all of these companies host community gardens on one or more of their campuses:
The Wall Street Journal reports
"Vegetable Gardens Boost Morale"
The benefits of hosting a Community Garden at work go beyond giving employees access to healthy produce and providing a shared opportunity for recreation. Offering your employees an onsite garden is an innovative way to:
The food grown in the gardens can be distributed in the following places and ways:
It has been well documented that healthy, productive employees are a company’s greatest asset. On the other hand, unwell employees are a tremendous liability. With an Corporate Community Garden, you'll: