A few years ago we moved to a new home in the Wilmore neighborhood just outside Uptown Charlotte. We were encouraged by friends in the neighborhood to start a garden, something neither of us had done for years though both of us grew up with various experience with family gardening. That small plot in our front yard the first year (the only realistic space due to sunlight) grew to a few new beds the next year and a dozen fruit trees lining our fence
We moved again to a new location in the same neighborhood just two years later - we brought our fruit trees with us along with a desire to expand how much we could provide for ourselves. We integrated edible food as much as possible into our landscaping. Our dedicated gardens were expanded to 8 large raised beds and our seasons expanded to not just summer (a given for gardening in the South) but fall, winter and spring as well.
Two years later we moved yet again, this time to a home just across town in the NoDa neighborhood. This home is perfect for us. Urban, just 2 miles outside Charlotte's uptown core, and on a double lot with a fantastic set-up for urban gardening and farming. It's one of the primary reasons we chose this home and were willing to move yet again.
At large concrete pad at the back (65' x 30') became the setting for our greenhouse and formal raised bed vegetable gardens. The rest of the landscaping is filled with fruit trees, berry bushes, and other edible options.
For us, Urban Gardening and Urban Farming are a given. We love to cook, we love good food, we love providing our bodies with healthy fuel and producing as much of it as we can is the best way to know what we eat, how it was raised and what went into its' production.
Who We Are
Scott Lindsley is a born & bred Charlottean. He's lived in the Queen City his whole life except for a 5-year stint at Appalachain University.
Scott has been involved in Charlotte Real Estate for over 23 years, as an appraiser and broker / Realtor and currently owns his own firm, Janus Real Estate. The firm is located in the NoDa neighborhood and Scott serves clients all over Charlotte, but especially in the NoDa, Midwood, Villa Heights, Wilmore and Uptown markets.
Other than gardening, Scott loves cooking, spending time outside, biking, hiking and camping and travelling.
Joey Hewell is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Charlotte in 2002. Joey works as a stylist, both at his hair salon and styling shop J Studio, as well as managing and directing local fashion shows and charity events.
Joey is currently the primary organizer and manager of the NoDa Farmers Market.
Other than gardening, Joey loves to build - garden hardscape items, outdoor furniture and anything that needs to be done around the farm. He loves dogs, animal rescue, camping, cooking and anything outside.