Long Branch's pastor Sean Dogan has partnered with the farm to help bring fresh food and jobs to the neighborhood. Grace Church is also supporting Mill Village Farms.
"This garden is majorly important, it gives this community a sense of pride," said Dogan. "It gives them a sense of purpose, it also allows us to sow seeds for our future. We believe here at Long Branch that our youth is our future and we just believe that this is a wonderful investment."
On Saturday, volunteers began building the farm and planting crops. The farm is located at located on the campus of Long Branch Baptist Church at 28 Bolt St. in Greenville.
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