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Morven Kitchen Garden

The Morven Kitchen Garden is where UVA students learn, lead, and connect through sustainably growing food.  At MKG, students grow and tend vegetables, flowers, perennial fruits, and bees. Produce is sold through a CSA program and to UVA Dining Halls.

Learn – Educational garden opportunities include semester and summer internships, weekly workdays, and seasonal events

Lead – MKG Exec, the garden’s student leadership team, advises, promotes, and connects the garden to grounds.  Exec meets weekly each semester and is open to any interested UVA student.

Connect – Opportunities to directly engage with the garden, local Charlottesville Community, and the local food system including garden workdays, garden tours, our CSA program, and events like Gazpacho in the Garden.  

For the latest garden news check out our website and blog    

CSA Program

The Morven Kitchen Garden offers a unique CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program to UVA students, faculty, and staff and the greater UVA community. CSA shares are available twice a year: from June until early August (Summer Share), and September until November (Fall Share). Shares can be picked up weekly at a central location on grounds, or can be delivered to your home or office for an additional fee. Learn more about our CSA program.

Student Research

Morven Kitchen Garden also offers opportunities for independent student research. The garden serves as a living laboratory to explore questions surrounding farm economics, organic cultivation techniques, and place-based educational practices.

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Stephanie Meyers

Morven Kitchen Garden Manager
(434) 981-0035
Morven Farms, 791 Morven Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22902, USA