Build a Community Garden and Urban Farm in East LA

 
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Build a Community Garden and Urban Farm in East LA

Build a Community Garden and Urban Farm in East LA

Hernan and beets

Hernan and beets
Corpsmember Specialist Hernan Morales harvests a crop of beets, planted by kindergartners at the Grand Opening in February.

Chili Peppers are ready!

Chili Peppers are ready!
Today's harvest included beets (red and golden), chili peppers, tomatillos, and lots of chard!

Corpsmembers harvest beets & peppers

Corpsmembers harvest beets & peppers
Lupe and Hernan harvested 150 lbs. of fresh produce that was donated to the Downtown Women's Shelter and Community Services Unlimited for their neighborhood farm stand.

Grand Opening on February 18, 2013

Grand Opening on February 18, 2013

Learning Proper Planting Techniques

Learning Proper Planting Techniques

Now it's time to practice!

Now it's time to practice!
Kindergarteners from the neighborhood help plant lettuce, chard and beet seeds.

Planting lettuce plugs

Planting lettuce plugs
Kids from the early childhood learning center next door help plant lettuce seedlings - none had ever planted anything before!

A cooking demo is held in the outdoor classroom

A cooking demo is held in the outdoor classroom
Chef Marissa Ayala shows residents how to make quick and easy dishes using fresh produce

Corpsmembers build raised garden beds

Corpsmembers build raised garden beds
LA Conservation Corpsmembers learn construction skills while helping to green local school campuses
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Organization

LA Conservation Corps

Los Angeles, CA, United States
http://www.lacorps.org

Project Leader

Tiffany Leung

Los Angeles, CA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Build a Community Garden and Urban Farm in East LA