Planting the seed of sustainability one neighborhood at a time. Providing the knowledge and ability to garden where space is an issue, To transform neighborhoods by teaching community members how to micro garden in their own homes and partnering with property owners, residents, and local businesses to provide temporary fruit and vegetable community gardens on vacant land.
our Core Values
G – Grow: To grow fruits and vegetables in urban communities; recognize the power of small, sustainability growth.
R – Responsibility: Responsible and accountable for gardens, workshops, and materials, and to inspire others to be accountable and responsible for their contribution and gardens.
E – Education: Educate communities on micro gardens, fruit and vegetable gardens specific to urban environments, and create on-line as well as group meetings to share and discuss ideas and progress so everyone can learn together.
E – Empower: Empower all participants with the materials, knowledge and support at low-cost to free to ensure sustainability for gardens.
N – Nutrition: Encourage healthy eating habits and awareness of ways to prepare fruits and vegetables, the nutrition of each produce and embrace the diversity of palates present in each community.
S – Sustainability: Develop programs that create sustainability for Green Block Project and it's programs.