Winston-Salem: Local church vegetable garden vandalized…

A community garden grown by Members of Green Tree Baptist Church in Winston-Salem has been vandalized. Fox 8 reporting that members of the church came to work on the ‘Sharing Manna Garden’ on South Broad Street over the weekend to discover the plants had been trampled, the fence torn down, and chemicals had apparently been sprayed on the plants that weren’t destroyed by hand.

Nancy Hartwig said the vegetables were being used to feed needy church members as well as seniors on fixed incomes at assisted living centers across the city.   While heartbroken, the church members say they aren’t mad because they believe whoever is responsible is troubled.  Furthermore, they said they’d like to help whoever it was.

“We would want them, within gracious limits, to realize what they did was wrong and (that they) shouldn’t do it again,” Frank Hartwig said.  “But at the same time, we would reach out and find out what their needs are and try to reach those needs.”  While police are investigating, the congregation plans to replant the garden…

Church contact info:  http://greentreews.com/about/contact/

Telephone:  336-692-3237

http://myfox8.com/2012/08/06/community-garden-in-w-s-vandalized/

 

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