The Cable Community Farm is a nonprofit organization dedicated to growing food and building community. Founded in 2013, our farm quickly became a hub of learning and growing in our community. There is a Community Garden, where gardeners rent garden plots for the growing season. In the Growing Together Garden, we grow food to offer at Cable’s Saturday Farmer’s Market and to donate to the Cable Area Food Shelf. A Downtown Garden offers growing space to the residents of downtown Cable. We additionally host educational workshops and community events with local partners.
Past efforts have included the Theatre Flowers Garden, where flowers were grown for the Chequamegon Children’s Theater and a Community Chicken Coop which was tended by a group of people from the neighborhood.
The Cable Community Farm is located on Perry Lake Road in Cable, WI. First settled as a family homestead in the mid-1930’s, the farm sits on 35 acres of mixed hardwood forest and open pasture. It is located about one mile from town, making it easily accessible for local residents and visitors to the community. By supporting the production of local food through sustainable agricultural practices, we hope to address issues related to hunger, health, the environment, and the resilience of our local economy.
It moves and inspires. both your blog and the project. We visited the garden plot once where we met Pastor Ken Cluck and his wife of the Cable Church of Living Hope. Though not involved in the garden, and only an occasional visitor to Cable, I felt proud of Cable and her enlightened citizens. God bless you all and keep up the good work.