Huntington County

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Making dollars for homeless services go farther

Helping Hands Community Garden

June 21, 2018

Located on Viking Lane near Huntington North High School

Helping Hands Community Garden has worked to serve the people of Huntington County since its formation in 2010. The garden serves to not only nourish the families of Huntington, but it's produce helps provide nutritional education programs provided by the Purdue Extension's Family Nutrition Assistants. The garden provides people of all ages the opportunity to plant, grow, harvest, learn and finally eat!

The garden is a collaboration between Purdue Extension Huntington County, Purdue Extension Master Gardeners, Huntington County Community School Corporation, local businesses and volunteers.


Garden Work Hours: 

Tuesday & Thursday: 9am - 11:00am

Thursday: 5pm - 7:00pm

weather permitting



Fall Harvest Hours:

Beginning July 9

Mondays 4-6pm

Wednesdays 9-11

Fridays 9-11

 weather permitting



If you are interested in helping in the garden please call Huntington County Purdue Extension Office at 260.358.4826 to schedule a time!


If you are interested in helping to maintain or teach others about the garden, please contact Karen Hinshaw at 260.358.4826 or by email at




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