The Oakhurst Community Garden Project has been renamed the Wylde Center, after founder Sally Wylde.
Stephanie Van Parys, executive director of the Wylde Center, said the change was needed because the organization is now a multi-dimensional nonprofit that outgrew its original brand. It’s now much more than a community garden.
The organization’s headquarters will remain at the Oakhurst Garden at South McDonough Street and Oakview Road.
The official name of that site will become Wylde Center at Oakhurst Garden.
How big is the Wylde Center? It’s now running these programs: Oakhurst Garden, the Sugar Creek Garden, Decatur Farm to School, environmental and education-based youth outreach programs, garden coaching, community-wide education and events throughout the year, such as the recent Earth Day celebration.
Sally Wylde died Aug. 19, 2010, of breat cancer. According to the Wylde Center website, in