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AHA improves the health and well-being of Wake County residents by facilitating and supporting community initiatives.

Dig In!

Advocates for Health in Action (AHA) and partner Marbles Kids Museum hosted the 9th Annual Dig In! on March 10, 2018 to explore how urban agriculture, community gardens, and edible gardens in schools and child care settings grow a healthier Wake County. Participants learned, networked and committed to contributing to healthier communities in Wake County through edible gardens and urban ag.


Who should come to Dig In?

Anyone with an interest in building and serving community, connecting people with local foods, increasing access to healthy, fresh produce; and growing local food systems! Especially:

  • Educators
  • Child care center directors and staff
  • Churches and other faith-based organizations
  • Business leaders
  • Municipal planning and parks and recreation staff
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Parents
  • Advocates

2018 Sponsorships for Dig In!

AHA relies on financial support from community partners to bring Dig In! to the community. Download the sponsorship package.

Many thanks to our generous sponsors! Their support is vital to the success of Dig In!

Presenting Sponsor:
Marbles Kids Museum
Thanks to Marbles for providing a wonderful meeting site and partnering to present the Dig In Courtyard with interactive educational booths and hands-on garden play!

BBVA Compass
Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP
Greg Paul Builders
Logan’s Trading Company 

Alliance Medical Ministry
Center for Environmental Farming Systems
Fairview Garden Center
Oakwood Garden Club
Wyatt-Quarles Seed Company

Capital Grange
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle
Irregardless Cafe & Catering
obs landscape architects
Rain Water Solutions
Sweet Peas Urban Gardens
Wake County Farm Bureau

Additional Sponsors
Wake County Human Services

Cultivator: Whole Foods Market 
Neuse River Printing & Graphics
Triangle Gardener

Empire Eats
Green Planet Catering
Larry’s Coffee
Toward Zero Waste

Presentations & Community Gardening Resources

Check out all the resources on community gardens from past Dig In! events and other expert sources.

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