COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECTS
Tarrant Area Food Bank had partnered with Tarrant County Public Health to implement Community Gardens in Tarrant County. Public Health has funded the gardens through their Live a More Colorful Life program. TAFB will be responsible for training sites, facilitating garden implementation, and providing continuing support for the gardens in an effort to make them as sustainable as possible.
Current Partner Gardens
Neighborhood Needs Community Garden (Bhutanese Refugee Garden) Fort Worth, TX
Park Terrace Public Housing Refugee Garden Fort Worth, TX
First Christian Church (Harvesting Hope Community Garden) Arlington, TX
Forest Hill Library Community Garden Forest Hill, TX
La Trinidad Methodist Church with Northside Interchurch Agency (El Jardin de Suenos) Fort Worth, TX
Volunteers of America LIGHT Program (VOA LIGHT Community Garden) Fort Worth, TX
YWCA Polytechnic Fort Worth, TX
Mission Central at First United Methodist Hurst (The Village Garden) Hurst, TX
Fountains Apartment Refugee Garden
Fort Worth, TX
Southside Community Garden Fort Worth, TX
Refugee Services Garden Fort Worth, TX
Harmony Healthy Harvest Community Garden Fort Worth, TX
Project GROWTH with Feed By Grace Garden & Compost Program Fort Worth, TX
The Learning Garden will serve as a demonstration, training, and food production site.
This garden will be used to:
- Demonstrate different gardening techniques to help gardeners tailor their garden to their agricultural & aesthetic preferences, environmental possibilities, and economical constraints. Styles will include everything from permacultured passive water harvesting to cinderblock & wooden raised beds to rock keyholes and microclimate-rich spirals.
- Facilitate community education to empower Food Bank Partner Agencies and other charitable organizations to create their own community gardens. TAFB will host Community Garden Leadership Training several times each year, as well as other educational opportunities across a wide variety of subjects.