Child and adult bending over plants in raised garden bed

La Mesa Verde Garden Education


open space authority funds contributed to project


project awarded

Sacred Heart Community Services’ La Mesa Verde is a network of gardeners committed to improving the local food system. Authority grant funds were used to strengthen La Mesa Verde’s introductory gardening curriculum, making it more effective, interactive, and consistent with the goal to encourage community leadership and power. The project resulted in an engaging gardening curriculum that builds gardening skills, increases environmental awareness, and grows social connections that inspire a passion and commitment to local food justice.
Award Date:
May 24, 2018
Urban Grant Program
1381 South First Street San Jose, CA 95110

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