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Community Gardens

UC San Diego has several campus gardens and one San Diego community garden that promote education and the growth of sustainable food and local produce.

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We will post the Spring Quarter 2019 meeting schedule soon.

Ellie's Garden

Mission
By creating and maintaining a communal garden in Eleanor Roosevelt College, we strive to share gardening and life-long sustainable practices, involve people in the slow food process and create a greener ERC community. Watch the video.

Location
Eleanor Roosevelt College Victory Plot near Africa Hall and The Farm near Europe Halls (map)

Meetings and Gardening Sessions
Meeting times and gardening sessions change each academic quarter.  Visit us online or contact us for current schedule.

Facebook
Ellie’s Garden

Contact
elliesgardenERC@gmail.com

Ellie's Garden

Marshall Community Garden

Mission
As guided by the philosophy of Thurgood Marshall College, to develop the scholar and the citizen, the Community Garden will serve as an opportunity to learn about social responsibility through sustainable living, an outdoor study area and a means to develop a close-knit Marshall community.

Location
Next to Fireside Lounge (map)

Meetings
Meeting times change each academic quarter.  Visit us online or contact us for current schedule.

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Marshall Community Garden

Contact
marshallcommunitygarden70@gmail.com

Marshall Community Garden

Mesa Nueva Garden

Muir Half Moon Meadow

Mission
Muir’s Half Moon Meadow is a community garden that provides a space and the opportunity for students to learn gardening skills, enjoy some plants and grow their own food while also encouraging sustainable life-long practices.

Location
Muir College next to Middle of Muir and the Tamarack Apartments (map)

Meetings
Our meeting time changes every quarter. Contact us for updated schedules.

Instagram
Follow us for regular updates @plants.gardening.

Contact
muirshalfmoonmeadow@gmail.com

Half Moon Meadow

Native Garden & Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Ocean View Growing Grounds (OVGG)

Mission
To transform a large privately owned vacant lot in Southeast San Diego into a community garden.

Location
4540 Ocean View Blvd., San Diego (map)

Volunteer Hours
Saturdays, 9–11 a.m.

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Ocean View Growing Grounds

Contact
ovgrowinggrounds@gmail.com

Ocean View Growing Grounds

Roger’s Community Garden

Mission
We are a student space and resource for students, staff, faculty and alumni to come together to learn about agriculture, organic gardening and sustainability. We support all student projects and provide land for growing your own food. Watch the video.

Location
Quarter acre south of the Che Cafe and East of the Wagner Dance Studios (map)

Garden Volunteer Hours
Sundays, 10 a.m. to noon

Facebook
Roger's Community Garden at UCSD

Contact
rogerscommunitygarden@gmail.com

Roger's Community Garden

SERF Urban Patio

Location
Fourth floor balcony on the south and east sides of Science and Engineering Research Facility

Contact
Angela Berti

News
Galaxy Gardener

 SERF Urban Garden

Student Center Garden

Mission
At the Student Center Garden, everything grown is edible. University Centers mission with this project is to support food insecure students on campus by donating fresh, healthy vegetables to the Triton Food Pantry every week. The garden is tended to Friday mornings and harvested produce is sent to the Triton Food Pantry.  The garden is comprised of four large, raised beds containing:

  • Lettuce
  • Tatsoi
  • Cilantro
  • Cauliflower
  • Arugula
  • Toi Choi
  • Spinach

Location
Patio below the LGBT Resource Center

Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/UniversityCenters/

Contact
ucensustain@ucsd.edu

Torrey Pines Edible Garden

Mission
To grow healthy food onsite in order to combat food insecurity and build community in UCSD transfer student housing.

Location
The Village West, next to the BBQ area

Volunteer Hours
Mon/Wed/Fri, 4 p.m.

Facebook
Torrey Pines Edible Garden

Instagram
@tpegucsd

Contact
Joey Mendoza
Lucy Bell

 Torrey Pines Edible Garden

Warren Grow

Mission
We aim to build a community where students work to create, maintain and explore sustainable food systems through sustainable agriculture.

Location 
Between the Student Activity Center and Goldberg Hall

Meetings
Every Friday in EBU3B 1125 from 11 a.m. to noon

Workdays/Volunteer Hours
Tuesdays from 9am - 11am and Fridays from 2pm - 4pm

Facebook 
EarlsGarden2018.ucsd

Email 
warrengrow18@gmail.com

 Warren Grow

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