Alliance Medical Ministry

Nora Miller checks the progress of the garlic scapes at the Alliance Medical Ministry’s garden in Raleigh, NC on June 4, 2020. A graduate of NC State’s agricultural program, Miller focuses on growing nutritious and flavorful vegetables for the Ministry’s patients.
Nora Miller juggles tools and a water bottle at the Alliance Medical Ministry garden in Raleigh, NC on June 4, 2020. While Miller enjoys having a job that allows her to work outdoors in relative solitude and safety, the heat of the North Carolina summer requires frequent breaks and a constant focus on hydration.
Nora Miller ties up tomato plants in the Alliance Medical Ministry’s garden in Raleigh, NC on June 4, 2020. The task is easier done by two, but Miller often finds herself working without the support of the volunteers she relied on pre-pandemic.
Nora Miller, Garden and Wellness Coordinator at the Alliance Medical Ministry tends the organization’s garden in Raleigh, NC on June 4, 2020. The large volunteer groups that the Ministry normally relies on to maintain the garden have been unable to help during the pandemic – as a result Miller has been managing the large plot primarily on her own.
Nora Miller takes a brief break while working in the Alliance Medical Ministry’s garden in Raleigh, NC on June 4, 2020. The garden includes raised beds that the Ministry’s low income clients can plant in order to grow nutritious food that will help them combat chronic disease.

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