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100th Birthday Party for UC Cooperative Extension! – May 8

For 100 amazing years, the UC Cooperative Extension has been sharing academic and scientific advances with farmers and gardeners all over California. Now they’re celebrating with a big party for everyone in LA County! Activities will include games and hands-on projects for kids, a 4-H animal exhibit, food preservation and gardening workshops by UCCE Master… Read More

*Vote* to turn a parking lot into a learning garden

Gardeners, our friends need your help to earn a Seeds of Change grant. Help start an outdoor garden classroom for local schools by voting for the White House Place Learning Garden. Vote daily and help them win!    

Celebrate Dirt With Us! Saturday, March 29

Join us Saturday, March 29 from 10am to 2pm! View this email in your browser Escape the urban vibe at an oasis just 20 minutes north of downtown LA! Come to the Project Youth Green community garden on Saturday, March 29 to experience a nostalgic, rural feeling!  Relax in the peaceful orchard or help to… Read More

Our spring newsletter is here!

We’ve got creativity workshops, volunteer opportunities, great ideas for Earth Day and so much more. Please check out our spring newsletter!  

LACGC Annual Report

2013 was a big year for the LACGC, full of new garden partnerships, programs, educational ventures and so much more. Read all about it in our Annual Report! LACGC Annual Report 2013      

Celebrate Dirt With Us! — Saturday, March 29

Celebrate Dirt! Saturday, March 29, 2014 10am to Noon  Get Dirty in the Garden!   Help us clean up the garden, build raised beds, line pathways with rocks, and build a compost bin. Noon to 2pm    Celebratory Lunch Catered by Susann Edmonds and Executive Chef Matthew Allison of Jabberwocky Foods. At the beautiful four-acre Project… Read More

Announcing the (Free!) North American Natural Agriculture Conference of 2014

… and it’s not as dry as it sounds. The theme of this year’s conference is “Healing Individuals and Communities,” and it will focus on some of the many things gardens can do besides growing delicious, healthy food. Topics include: “Community Making through Urban Agriculture and Gardening” by LACGC’s great friend Mark Rice, “The Basics… Read More

Join LACGC in pledging to conserve our precious resources

Water is a major concern for all gardeners, especially since California is currently experiencing a historic drought.  Please click on the link below to make your pledge to help encourage water and energy conservation throughout our communities. PLEDGE NOW

Dance to Benefit the LACGC!

Want to have a great night out AND contribute to the LA Community Garden Council? On Thursday, February 13, Deep House DJ Terence Toy will be playing at El Bar in Hollywood, and all proceeds from the event will benefit the LACGC. Where: El Bar 3256 Cahuenga Blvd. Los Angeles 90068 When: 9 p.m. to closing… Read More

Free gardening classes: Pruning, pests and so much more!

Learn how to prune your fruit trees! Saturday, January 18, 9 a.m. Mike Woodward from the Eagle Rockdale Community Garden shares everything you need to know about getting your fruit trees in shape for spring. La Madera Community Garden 3805 La Madera Ave. El Monte, CA 91732 Learn the “square foot method”! Saturday, February 8,… Read More