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We began as a small farmer's market in a parking lot in Jacksonville Beach.  Identifying a need for hands-on gardening and educational opportunities, the community garden seed was planted.  By the summer of 2008, we had tilled the soil in Jarboe Park for the Beaches Community Garden and had a decently-sized farmer's market - the Beaches Green Market - with three local farms and many other green products. 
Beaches Local Food Network will be forever grateful for the hard work and commitment of our founders Gretchen Ferrell and Jonathan Felts.  Gretchen and Jona, along with their beautiful daughter Opal have moved from the Beaches, but they will remain a part of the heart and soul of the Green Market and Community Garden.  You might even see them from time to time at the Market! 
           Our goal is to create a love for growing food and hopefully grow new farmers for the future. 
The organization is managed by a volunteer council that works hard to maintain the Beaches Green Market and Beaches Community Garden, and offers educational workshops and programs through both of these venues.  We provide free programs for children through o
ur successful Children's Garden. 
We are thrilled with the reception and excitement of our Beaches community and are grateful to our extended volunteer network that has helped us create the garden, raise funds and manage the Green Market.  And of course, many thanks to our sponsors and donors. Thank you to all!

Beaches Local Food Network is a project of DigLocal, Inc.
a 501 (c)(3) organization.


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