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Mulberry Fields

Mulberry Fields is a unique oasis in-town neighborhood of Candler Park in Atlanta.

We are located down an old city alley next to 1301 Iverson St. Come through the gate and follow the path.

The acre of open meadow, mulberry grove and towering old pecan trees offer an accessible green space for recreation, environmental education, community building and organic growing. The garden also shelters neighborhood hawks, owls, bluebirds and a variety of woodpecker species. In the later part of the 1800’s Mulberry Fields was part of a dairy farm, and the oldest farmhouse was built on the west end of the property. It still stands today.

Children and their families flock to the animal pens to visit the goats, discover the wonder of fresh eggs and play in the meadow and on the basketball court. Today there are 25 households as community garden participants. Mulberry Fields was named after a beloved goat, Mulberry. Playgroups for mothers and toddlers regularly meet in the meadow. Children discover the wonder of growing their own food and learn about the life cycle of plants insects, bird’s trees and flowers.

In 2007, the land was placed in a conservation easement securing its continuity as green space and protecting it from development. In 2016, Wylde Center assumed the management of Mulberry Fields. We are so excited to add this beautiful garden to our organization.

Help Build the Mulberry Fields Children's Garden

Mulberry Fields turns 20 this year and Wylde Center wants this beloved garden a new children's area, reimagined as a natural, artistic, magical oasis to spark imagination and learn through play. Help make this possible by donating today.

Community Plots

Mulberry Fields has plots available for people from the community to grow vegetables and flowers. Basic requirements to rent a plot at the Garden includes a non-refundable $55 yearly plot fee, current Wylde Center donor membership, and a commitment to give ten community service hours back to the Wylde Center. The plot year runs March 1-February 28.

Volunteer Opportunities

To learn about volunteer opportunities at Mulberry Fields please visit www.wyldecenter.org/volunteer or email volunteer@wyldecenter.org.  Groups may volunteer by appointment.

Location

Mulberry Fields is located down an old city alley next to 1301 Iverson St. Come through the gate and follow the path.

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