Jenny Gardiner

Each Tuesday at New Roots Farm, a group of IRC volunteers works together to cultivate 
a community garden that supports refugee food security. Recent heavy rains have taken a hard toll on the farm.
Photo by Eze Amos

Dinner fundraiser to recoup New Roots’ flood loss

A crowning achievement for the International Rescue Committee in Charlottesville has been the New Roots urban farm, the more than eight-acre stretch of land abutting Azalea Park that has served as a resource for many refugees who have resettled in the Charlottesville community in recent years. But the heavy rains that plagued Charlottesville in late May […]