Swannanoa Community Garden


Lanier Lane, Swannanoa, NC, 28778

Contact Person Sandy Drake

Contact Info



Website Swannanoa Community Garden
Description of Agency:
  • Come out and participate in one of FANS annual Swannanoa Sweeps (community cleanups), or serve on the Swannanoa Sweep planning committee.
  • Sign up for a plot in the Swannanoa Community Garden, or be a member of the Garden Committee and help plan and organize the community garden.
  • Help spruce up the new FANS’ website – assist with design, updating content, etc.
  • Are you a social media whiz?  We could use your help getting FANS on Facebook and other social media marketing outlets.
  • Join a group that’s working on improvements along US 70 – sidewalks and crosswalks, new “Welcome to Swannanoa” signs, streetscaping, bus shelters.
  • Do you have experience researching or writing grant proposals?  Help us find $$$s for FANS projects.
  • Assist with FANS’ every-other-month community e-newsletter – come up with story ideas, or be a reporter or editor.
  • Help chart FANS’ future course by attending FANS meetings or serving on the Board.
  • Become involved in local development issues and help advocate for responsible development in Swannanoa.
  • Assist with publicity – writing press releases, taking photos at FANS’ events, etc.
  • Help plan community meetings on topics of interest to you and your neighbors.
  • Come up with your own idea for a community project or event and let us help you find others who share your interest.

Ongoing Service Opportunities

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