The Elm Creek Community Garden is located at 702 S. First St. in Iola. The garden is supported in part by the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City, local donations and plot rentals. It serves all of Allen County.
ECCG has a part-time garden coordinator who is available to help answer questions and assist gardeners. The garden offers raised handicapped plots and ground plots, as well as offer free plots, water, plants, and seeds to the poor and under served.. ECCG promotes healthy lifestyles, exercise, and good nutrition, and aims to fight obesity.
The Elm Creek Community Garden won the 2010 Thrive Allen County Award for Excellence in Health and Wellness.
For more information, call 620-365-5577 or visit localharvest.org.