Build a Community Garden and Urban Farm in East LA

 
$4,720 $280
Raised Remaining

Corpsmembers fill the garden beds with good soil

Corpsmembers fill the garden beds with good soil
The garden beds are part of the Mott Street Farm which will supply fresh produce for community members, a local foodbank and restaurants that are partners with the LA Community Garden Council. (view small | med | large | orig)

Corpsmembers use teamwork to get the job done!

Corpsmembers use teamwork to get the job done!
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Corpsmembers put math skills into practice

Corpsmembers put math skills into practice
Building gardens requires corpsmembers to apply their classroom lessons to real-life projects (view small | med | large | orig)

Corpsmembers get training from a Master Gardener

Corpsmembers get training from a Master Gardener
They learn planting cycles, horiculture, soil preparation and even nutrition and cooking! (view small | med | large | orig)

Volunteers clear out dilapidated garden beds

Volunteers clear out dilapidated garden beds
Volunteers made significant progress in clearing away a defunct garden to make way for the new design (view small | med | large | orig)

Garden before construction begins

Garden before construction begins
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Spring gardening classes 1

Spring gardening classes 1
Photo from Progress Report 'Springtime Events in the Garden' (view small | med | large | orig)

Spring gardening classes 2

Spring gardening classes 2
Photo from Progress Report 'Springtime Events in the Garden' (view small | med | large | orig)

Spring gardening classes 3

Spring gardening classes 3
Photo from Progress Report 'Springtime Events in the Garden' (view small | med | large | orig)

Spring gardening classes 4

Spring gardening classes 4
Photo from Progress Report 'Springtime Events in the Garden' (view small | med | large | orig)

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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