Community garden

Habitat in the Community

Community gardens in our region serve many purposes; they connect neighbors, feed families, and provide education and resources to neighborhoods. Habitat partners with these organizations to help sustain these services within our communities. Please read below for how you can support Habitat and these key community gardens.

Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center Garden

Dr. George W. Davis Senior Center Garden is a 200 square-foot oasis nestled between industrial warehouses and modern senior citizen apartments.  The garden was established in 2016 and since has provided skill-based instruction to over 20 seniors and persons with disabilities annually. They harvest and distribute more than 2000 pieces of produce to homebound seniors through their nutrition meal program each year.
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Northridge community garden

Northridge CommUNITY Garden

In 2012, a coalition of residents at Northridge Cooperative Homes transformed an empty lot on their property into the Northridge CommUNITY Garden. The garden engages youth in stewarding the garden and provides food to co-op residents. Volunteer activities include weeding, garden bed preparation, irrigation system maintenance, small construction projects, and general garden maintenance.
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City of dreams volunteers

City of Dreams

The Oakdale Community Farm, a project of youth development nonprofit City of Dreams, helps kids 8-17 living in public or low-income housing learn skills and gain experiential education through gardening. Volunteer activities at Oakdale Community Farm include irrigation and garden bed installation, weeding, planting trees, planting seeds, and general garden maintenance.
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Quesada Gardens

Quesada Gardens Initiative has been building community in San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood since 2002. Their vision of a socially just, sustainable community starts with empowering and creating connection with locals. Volunteer activities at Quesada Gardens include planting, fixing walls, and general garden maintenance activities. At this location, there is the bonus opportunity to volunteer at Bridgeview Garden, a nearby, small food production garden.
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Florence Fang Asian Community Garden

The Florence Fang Asian Community Garden, based in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood, is for all San Franciscans. Established in 2014 it has become one of the city’s largest urban farms. The garden brings together a network of community groups and residents around environmental sustainability, cultural diversity, healthy living and wholesome eating. The Mission of FFACG is to reclaim public land and to grow healthy communities.
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Gallinas Garden

Old Gallinas Farm

The Old Gallinas Farm is an organic farm that supports Community Action Marin’s Meal program for 14 state and federally funded preschools. Old Gallinas Farm partners with local community groups to create a farm that serves as both a learning garden and a production farm. The growth of their programs allows for them to continue to increase the healthy eating options and access to fresh fruit and vegetables for the families they serve. Volunteer sign up coming soon!
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