Community Gardens

 Updated: October 1, 2015

 Community Gardens & Nutrition Education 

Project Allocation: $ 146,500
Votes: 954  Voting finish among 12 projects approved:  #7
Project Description:
Develop gardens across Vallejo to serve as safe spaces to grow food, beautify neighborhoods, educate kids, and decrease crime.

Implementing Entities:
Vallejo People’s Garden (& Global Center for Success), Friends of Loma Vista Farms, St. Vinnie’s Community Garden, Kyles Temple, Mira Theatre Guild, Omega Boys & Girls Club, Cave Language Academy, Cal Maritime Academy, Jesse Bethel High School

This project provides funding support to nine community gardens in Vallejo.  Four gardens are using PB funds to start their gardens, five gardens are enhancing their existing operations with PB funds and two gardens will be using funds to provide educational programming.  All of the gardens are providing opportunities for the public to visit and learn about gardening and nutrition, beautifying vacant lots or school grounds and enhancing community cohesion.

Project Updates:  Project Complete! All nine gardens have expended their funding.

Resolution No. 13-117 N.C.
Original Project Proposal