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Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm

Overview

"Groundwork Elizabeth is proud to announce a growing partnership with the Elizabeth Public Library- Groundwork Elizabeth's Microfarm at the Elmora Public Library in Elizabeth, NJ!

This "GROUNDBREAKING" Project is creating 3/4 acre MicroFarm behind the Elmora Public Library on West Grand Street. in Elizabeth.

This Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm will welcome visitors of all ages and capabilities to explore agriculture and engage in conservation education. Visitors are invited to explore the Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm via a recently completed handicap accessible trail and sit in the new outdoor classroom. 

Volunteers are invited to plant, weed and harvest in the Market Garden then explore a plant guild in the Fruit Orchard. Learn about bees and taste their bounty in the Bee Yard or enter the Gourd Hallway. Trial Beds explore new crops and track their viability in changing climates."

Jerry's Greenhouse is named in honor Jerry Bryden, Groundwork Elizabeth's Senior Farm and Garden Advisor.