Community Garden with raised beds and rows of plants

Community Garden Expansion and Relocation


open space authority funds contributed to project


project awarded

The Authority contributed funds toward the City of Morgan Hill's expansion and relocation of the Morgan Hill Community Garden to a new site. The Garden outgrew its past temporary location and the site is programmed for redevelopment in the near future. This new permanent location enabled the Garden group to expand its services and make permanent improvements to the site that will serve the community for decades to come. In addition to doubling the number of garden plots, the new location includes a restroom, new native habitat, and enhanced accessibility for members with limited mobility.
Award Date:
November 10, 2016
Urban Grant Program
15600 Railroad Ave, Morgan Hill, CA 95037

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