St. Peter's Fellowship Farm

601 Lincoln Street
Sitka, AK 99835
United States
St. Peter's Fellowship Farm is a communal garden operated by the nonprofit Sitka Local Foods Network located on property owned by St. Peter's By The Sea Episcopal Church in Sitka, Alaska. The garden helps us raise produce to sell at the Sitka Farmers Markets during the summer, and it also is used by local schools and restaurants in their meals. The Sitka Farmers Markets accept SNAP benefits and WIC coupons.

Garden Information

Garden Components

Garden Type/Components

Plant Types: 
Berries
Fruit Trees & Nuts
Fruits/Vegitables/Herbs
Garden Types: 
Container Garden
Vegetable Garden
Components: 
Containers
High intensity square foot gardening in raised beds in unused community gardens and commercial space.
raised garden beds
low tunnels

Community Benefits

People's Gardens can benefit communities in many ways. For example, they can be used to help raise awareness, educate the public, and provide outreach on several issues such as: healthy eating and lifestyles, natural resources conservation, cultural and intergenerational connections, sustainable agriculture, or environmental education.
education site
improve food access / alleviate hunger
raise public awareness

Sustainable Practices

What practices, methods, or techniques are being used or demonstrated to help conserve and protect our natural resources?
composting
perennial speciesusing plants to attract beneficial insects
reducing or limiting the use of pesticides