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Mission
  • Chefs
  • Food professionals
  • Master gardeners
  • Scientists
  • College students
  • Educators
  • Over 46,000 community visits since February 2010
  • 28,000 hours of CA standards-based elementary student instruction
  • Over 2,000 volunteers and 30,000 hours donated
  • Trained over 500 adults in gardening, cooking, and leadership
  • Engaged nearly 50 community members through the Resident Leadership Academy in 2011, 2013, and 2015
  • Highlighted in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Edible San Diego magazine, San Diego Magazine, and others
  • Featured in Savor San Diego with Su Mei Yu and A Growing Passion with Nan Sterman on KPBS
  • Received two landscape design awards, including an Orchid Award for â��Engaging the peopleâ��
  • Funded by The California Endowment, Kaiser Permanente, SDG&E, The San Diego Foundation, Union Bank, Cigna Foundation, Cox Communications, Neighborhood National Bank, CA Restaurant Assoc. of San Diego, Albertsonâ��s, Whole Foods, Kashi, Qualcomm, Clif Bar Foundation, Whole Kids Foundation, Kaiser Permanente San Diego, County of San Diego, and National City and hundreds of generous individuals in our community.
  • Children are eating more fruits and vegetables
  • Children (and adults!) are becoming more adventurous eaters
  • Parents are reducing the amount of sugar, salt, and fat in the foods they prepare at home
  • Teachers are observing that students are reducing waste and recycling more
  • Civic leaders are engaging with parents and families about health and environmental changes