Mason Student Group Support Homegrown Foods by Offering Pay-Per-Plot Summer Garden Opportunities

It’s December, but George Mason University’s Sustainability Living Learning Community is already planning for summer on the Fairfax Campus.

The pay-per-plot gardening program is accepting applications from faculty, students and staff who will be around this coming summer and want to grow their own food.

There are five, 4-foot-by-8-foot raised bed plots available for $10 a month for a full growing season, March 1 to Nov. 1, says George Mason senior Roger LeBlanc, a member of the Community Cultivation Corner team.

The plots are located near the Potomac Heights garden.

“We’re hoping to engage folks who are around for the summer; it’ll make the campus feel more like home for them,” LeBlanc says. “Our main goal is to get people started gardening.”

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