Growing Hope Gardens
- Education & Literacy
- Homeless & Housing
Location12651 San Pablo Ave #5473Richmond, CA 94805 United States
Growing Hope Gardens is a social and environmental nonprofit dedicated to the empowerment of people experiencing homelessness and those of small means, by creating regenerative, organic urban gardens in shelters, service centers, bridge housing, affordable housing and on vacant land.
We believe that time spent in contact with nature through these gardens will provide meaningful rewarding work and a safe environment for healing. While growing nutritious organic produce, our garden programs will create a sense of belonging and the opportunity to make beneficial human connections.
We use regenerative, pesticide/insecticide-free methods of gardening to help mitigate our impact on the environment. Our goals is the reduce the carbon footprint of each shelter, increase food system resilience, and encourage a sustainable, healthy lifestyle.
The purpose of these gardens is not to address the immediate need of hunger; rather, these gardens are meant to nourish underserved communities by providing growth to plants and people.