UNION COUNTY, NJ – Community gardens still have time to apply for funding from the 2017 Union County Means Green Community Garden Grants program.

Sponsored by the Freeholder Board, this matching grant program is designed to help start new gardens and improve existing gardens, providing local neighborhoods with fresh produce and new opportunities for recreation, education, civic service and social activities.

The deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7. More details and downloadable application forms are available on the County website, at ucnj.org/garden-grants.