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Grace Village Community Garden

The Grace Village Community Garden was constructed by MBCC in 2011, through the Young Professionals community group and help from other groups.  It was designed to provide physical & spiritual nourishment for the Fairfield community by by growing healthy food and healthy relationships.

This project has led to many great partnerships and relationships in the area.  We hope it is a place to experience God’s love and enjoy his creation, a place to live out the gospel in the community of Fairfield.  It is also a family-friendly opportunity to get your hands dirty in the process of serving with others for the sake of the gospel.  The GVCG is located on property owned by Grace House, one of our local mission partners.

“Do not labor for the food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you.” John 6:27a

How to get involved

1. Volunteer:

Community Gardening Saturday Mornings: Beginning in June and throughout the summer, we need volunteers on Saturday mornings from 9:00-11:00 am (6-10 volunteers needed each week, experience not required, bring the whole family!). Great opportunity for community groups, small groups, or families with children.  If you want to sign up for a volunteer day, email Stephanie (stephaniej@mbcc.us).

2. Cutting Zinnias: We will need help once the zinnias start to bloom!  Again this year, we plan to sell them to local flower wholesalers as a fundraiser for the garden.  Several volunteers are needed for an hour, once a week to cut flowers.  It’s lots of fun, and if you would like to help, please email Ann Lee at annlee233@gmail.com.

3. Pray that God will provide a harvest of physical and spiritual fruit.  We want to grow healthy food and healthy relationships.

Directions to Grace Village Community Garden

(from MBCC)
4901 Farrell Avenue
Fairfield, AL 35064

Turn Left onto HWY 280 W
Merge onto Red Mountain Expressway/US-31 N toward Birmingham
Merge onto I-20W/I-59 S toward Tuscaloosa
Take the Lloyd Noland Pkwy exit #119A.
Turn left at bottom of ramp onto Lloyd Noland Parkway
Keep left and go through two stop signs to continue on Lloyd Noland Pkwy
Turn left onto 44th Street
Turn left onto Debardeleben Ave.
Grace Village Community Garden will be on your right on the corner of 44th Street/Farrell Avenue and Debardeleben Ave.

Worship Times:  Sundays at 8:30 and 11:00, Community Groups at 9:45

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