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Community Gardens

Y O S E M I T E V I L L A G E P E R M A C U L T U R E F A R M & G A R D E N

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Fresno Metro Ministry Grand Opening on October 5, 2019. Help wanted.

 8AM-2PM LOCATION:

872 WEST ATCHISON COURT, FRESNO 93706 BEHIND YOSEMITE VILLAGE APARTMENTS ON CALIFORNIA & FRUIT

For more info call (559) 485-1416 Volunteer Day

What Are the Benefits of Community Gardens?

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Gardening is one strategy for improving much-needed access to fresh produce. But, many Fresno residents live in apartments or in home where they do not have space for gardening. Community gardens provide space by repurposing vacant land.

Have gardening questions or concerns

Contact our Master Gardener Helpline 

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 

Phone number: 559-241-7534 to talk with a Master Gardener 

Or e-mail us: Mgfresno@ucdavis.edu

FRESNO METRO MINISTRY

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Since 1970, Fresno Metro Ministry has actively advocated for the health and well-being of our community. Join us in in honoring our longstanding history of community action, as we enter a new era of "Learning, Connecting and Engaging to Achieve Healthy People and Healthy Places."  Under construction is the 7 acre Yosemite Village Permaculture Garden. For more information visit FRESNO METRO MINISTRY website click here!

Saturday, October 5, 2019 Volunteer Day at the new community garden!

Courtesy of Fresno Metro Ministries Community Garden Coalition

From Plot to Plate Video

Al Radka community garden

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City Parks Dept sponsored. Managed by Fresno Metro Ministry. 98 plots with the dimensions of 10' X 20'. On site composting, demo plot, storage shed.
10' X 20' plots, tool shed, composting, decomposed granite paths.
Bathrooms, water fountains, playground, open spaces.

More information visit website click here

Community Life Garden

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We are creating a community garden nonprofit centrally located within five miles from Reedley, Orange Cove and Dinuba, on the corner of Manning and Crawford. We are grateful to all our great volunteers that have assisted us with our garden building efforts and thankful for the awesome support from our local businesses. For more information about the Community Life Garden visit their website.

The UCCE Master Gardeners Fresno County continue to support our efforts to create a sustainable community garden.

For more events at this garden click here!

 

Garden of Hope/ Dream Center

The Garden of Hope is located at the Dream Center right across the street from the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden of the Sun on Winery Avenue. The Discovery Center is also located near both sites. 

The Dream Center offers many programs to find out more click here

Clovis Botanical Garden

Clovis Botanical Garden is a water-wise demonstration garden sustained by the community through memberships, donations, grants and maintained by dedicated volunteers. The land is owned by the City of Clovis, bordered by Dry Creek Trail and Dry Creek Park. Clovis Botanical Garden is a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat.

Water wise Plant Sale: Friday October 18, 2019 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Saturday, October 19, 2019 9 am to 1 pm.

 

Community Garden Resources

Life Labs Community garden help

To help advocates work with local governments to adopt these types of policies, NPLAN, a project of ChangeLab Solutions, developed this policy package that includes model language that can be incorporated into local land use guidelines. We also recommend that you look at our model policies, which can help advocates work with local governments to create and sustain these important neighborhood resources