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Intergenerational Community Garden

Sponsored by Island Harvest, Slow Food East End, and the Unitarian Universalist  Congregation of the South Fork, the intergenerational community garden is a collaborative initiative of The Butterfly Effect Project and Family Community Life Center. Our garden is designed to foster learning, relationships, mutual respect, community spirit and service among gardeners of all ages and abilities. Our harvest is donated to food pantries, Butterfly families, and others who need extra nutritional support. We are honored to help enrich our community, one seed at a time.

BEP Intergenerational Garden Club


Kimora, 14

Growing and eating vegetables, and learning new recipes.

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Miss Sarah, ?

Loves watching the children grow vegetables, and enjoy themselves. 


Giselle, 15

Loves gardening, and spending time with other Butterflies. 


Kwade, 6 

Enjoys planting and painting. 


DaMiyah, 10

Likes spending time outdoors and getting dirty. 


Quadir, 8

Likes weeding, watering, and painting the beds.


Eliza, 10

Enjoys learning more about gardening, and gardening with friends. 


Hannah, 10

Loves gardening and BEP so Garden Club is a blast for her.


Saskia, 10

Likes learning new gardening tricks, and making new friends. 


Daisy, 9

Likes making new friends and learning how to plant.


Denise, 6

Wants to learn how to garden, but also wants to work for BEP when she grows up. 

The Creation of BEP's Garden 2020

Check out the videos below to learn how BEP's Intergenerational Community Garden was created in the spring and summer of 2020. We are so incredibly grateful to Liz and Dan Keller for their hard labor in building the garden and realizing its vision. To all the individuals and businesses who donated seeds and plants our first growing season, including Steph Gaylor at Invisible Summer Farms, and Melissa Caggiano, thank you!

BEP Garden Photos 

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