Top 11 Reasons to Love Community Gardens
...and to support community gardening in Austin. Sustainable Food Center celebrates our 40th birthday this year. With roots as a community gardening organization, we would like to celebrate SFC’s birthday by recognizing the incredible value community gardens bring to our city. A community garden is a piece of land, either public or private, that is collaboratively managed by a group of people who use it to grow food for themselves or others. Most community gardens divide the space into individual “plots” managed by garden members, though many instead garden the entire area collectively and share or donate the harvest. In Austin, there are currently 53 community gardens on ...
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