EPA Backyard Gardener NetworkThe Backyard Gardener Network is a resource-sharing community of gardeners in East Palo Alto committed to growing our own food and celebrating the bounty of our community.
EPA Seed LibraryThe seed library, a project in partnership with the Public Library of East Palo Alto, enables gardeners to check out, plant, grow, and eventually save seeds, ensuring a regenerating source of organic and heirloom seeds for gardeners in our community.
School GardensOur school gardens are magical places for children and adults to enjoy, learn and grow.
Field TripsStudents from nearby schools and colleges come for field trips to our main school garden at the East Palo Alto Charter School to learn about science, health and food systems.
School DaysDuring the school day, students learn hands-on science education in the garden. These programs meets California State Science Standards.
East Palo Alto Community Farmers MarketThe East Palo Alto Community Farmers Market offers the only source of seasonal, local, and organic produce to community members in East Palo Alto. In addition to encourage healthy lifestyle choices, the market supports beginning organic farmers transitioning from work as farm laborers on industrial farms.
After SchoolIn afterschool programs, students enjoy vibrant lessons in organic gardening, cooking, arts & crafts, and science.
EPA Fresh ChecksFresh Checks is an innovative incentive program for low-income consumers at the East Palo Alto Community Farmers Market, enabling participants to double the value of their purchases at the market and take home more fresh, local, sustainable produce!
EPA Tool Lending LibraryThe Tool Lending Library reduces expenses for home gardeners by offering all the tools needed to establish and maintain home gardens free of charge.