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Kids in Vegetable Farm

A Garden For All

A universally accessible growing space at City Farm SLO

Students in our programs have diverse needs, and much of our farm is currently inaccessible individuals with disabilities. A Garden For All is a fully accessible garden and our first step as part of a larger effort to increase universal accessibility farm-wide. 

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The Need For Accessibility

Our Therapeutic Horticulture Programs serve children and young adults with disabilities. Students in these programs build critical life skills through farm-based activities. Currently, much of our farm is inaccessible to students with disabilities. The Garden for All will increase access with a decomposed granite foundation and pathways, raised beds at varying heights including full wheelchair access, shade structures, a mobile classroom and cooking cart, and sensory gardens.

 

In the 2021-22 School Year:

852 students served
 
2159 individual instruction hours served

Growing the Next Generation

At City Farm SLO, we are growing the next generation of scientists, environmentalists, sustainable farmers, and change makers. We believe that all kids, no matter their backgrounds or circumstance, should have an opportunity to be tomorrow's leaders.

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Savannah Tasting.HEIC

Meet Savannah

Savanah is an adventurous, curious, and creative student in our Therapeutic Horticulture Program
who is willing to taste test any vegetable! She looks forward to a fully accessible space where she can dig, plant, and harvest alongside other students.

Build Plan

The Garden For All features: 

• Decomposed Granite Foundation and Pathways

• Shade Structures  • Classroom Space 

• Mobile Classroom Seating

• Mobile Kitchen Cart and Demo Space

Get involved and go to our volunteer page:

How you can help

Adopt a raised bed

Gold Level Sponsors help us construct and cover ongoing program costs. An annual gift maintains your highly visible plaque on a raised bed in addition to recognition on our Garden Sponsors sign.

 

$1000/year

Make a one-time gift

Silver Sponsors help us build this garden! Your one time gift is recognized on our highly visible Garden Sponsors sign.

 

Gift of $1,000+

Make an in-kind contribution

We welcome in-kind contributions from our list of needed materials (available by request). Contributions valued at $1,000 or more will be recognized on our Garden Sponsors sign.

To give, visit cityfarmslo.org/donate OR

contact info@cityfarmslo.org

All gifts are tax deductible, Thank you for your support.