Seven students sitting on bench smiling and holding up plants to the camera

CommUniverCity: Growing Sustainably

$166,740

open space authority funds contributed to project

2016

project awarded

The Authority grant funded the San Jose State University Research Foundation's project, a signature CommUniverCity program, that aims to create a self-sustaining food system for low-income communities in Central San Jose where each child has opportunities to garden at a school garden or urban farm in their neighborhood. The program increases awareness of the importance of eating healthy, fresh foods, and promotes environmental stewardship among low-income children and their families.
Award Date:
November 10, 2016
Program:
Urban Grant Program
Location:
Central San Jose

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