Community Fruit Tree Harvest and Food Exchange Program.
Food Rescue began in the Fall of 2011 as a community fruit tree harvest program, collecting produce that would otherwise go to waste from properties within and around Vallejo, CA. By our first anniversary we’d collected and distributed over 12,000 lbs. of produce, all with volunteer labor and very few materials.
Food Rescue now collects excess produce from the Vallejo Farmers’ Market vendors, adding fresh vegetables and more fruits to our offerings. Every Saturday, rain … Continue reading
The Unconventional Garden is historic Old Town’s destination for unique and hand-crafted garden accents. They also hold occasional workshops on gardening topics.
You can find more information their Facebook page.
627 Marin Street
St. Vinnie’s Community Garden plans to transform the long-time blighted lot at the corner of Marin & Ohio St.’s (behind Fire Station 21) into a thriving Community Garden that will bring beauty and more community connection to the historic St. Vincent’s Hill neighborhood. The entirely organic garden will be available to anyone in Vallejo who wishes to grow food, herbs or flowers.
The primary mission of this garden is to produce plots/boxes for the neighborhood gardener as well as;
The Vallejo People’s Garden is a community garden located on Mare Island. It is a collaboration of many different individual volunteers and partner organizations in Vallejo. All of these volunteers and supporters became involved because they believe in one (or more) of the VPG’s purposes:
- Promote health and wellness in our Vallejo community.
- Grow organic fruits and vegetables for those who are most in need.
- Improve our environment by taking care of water, soil, and wildlife.
- Create educational opportunities … Continue reading
Loma Vista Farm is a 5-acre outdoor classroom that provides hands-on educational activities involving plants and animals for children of all ages and abilities. We seek to increase students’ knowledge of nature and nutrition while enhancing academic learning, ecoliteracy, and psychosocial development. The Farm offers field trips, after-school opportunities through 4-H, community service and volunteer opportunities, garden-based workshops for adults, and job training for college students, developmentally disabled young adults, and disadvantaged youth.
You can find them online at lomavistafarm.org and … Continue reading