Our Mission, Vision and Values
Our mission is to teach people how to grow food and promote the benefits gardens bring to our neighborhoods.
We envision the day when everyone in our city and region grows and eats fresh, local and healthy food.
COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION: prioritizing neighborhood voices to guide programs
ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY: using, teaching and advocating for restorative practices
EQUITY: working alongside communities to build access and power for all
FISCAL INTEGRITY: making responsible and effective use of available assets
FOOD SOVEREIGNTY: supporting everyone’s right to access, produce and distribute healthy and culturally appropriate food
RESOURCEFULNESS: creating hands-on opportunities to build individual and community self-sufficiency
SOCIAL JUSTICE: understanding systems of privilege, oppression and racism, and using this knowledge to drive our work
TRANSPARENCY: being accountable by using clear, direct and inclusive communication