Gardening in East Bay
This is an organic garden originally built by volunteers. The garden provides residents with space to grow their own food, herbs and flowers. They host workshops, tours and other events to promote the benefits of community gardening and organic food. There are a total of 30 garden plots, a lockable supply shed, picnic table inside garden and a grass park area with benches adjacent to entrance. The garden is open to the public.
The mission of the Hayward Community Gardens is to establish community gardens, promote community interest in gardening, provide lower income Hayward residents, particularly apartment dwellers with gardening, recreational and socialization opportunities, and to increase community food security. The seven acre community garden in has over 200 plots and over 100 members. Call for information on space availability and program details.
They offer 44 plots for gardeners. There is a three year waiting list.
The community gardens rent 20 plots for growing vegetables and flowers on a yearly basis. The gardens are organic, and located in a heavily wooded nature area. There are restrooms, benches and picnic tables on site.
Oakland residents are invited to steward equitably distributed plots of community land to grow organic vegetables, fruits and flowers. The program empowers participants to meet their need for health, recreation, good nutrition, job skills, community security and natural beauty. Call for information on space availability and program details.