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Avalon Gardens Public Housing Community Garden School

The garden in this subsidized housing community was built in November 2013. It features 18 circular beds and a variety of fruit trees.

Avalon Public Housing Community Garden Spruce Up Project

Avalon Public Housing Community Garden Spruce Up Project

On Sunday, February 21, 19 teenagers from Congregation Beth Am in Los Altos Hills, California, visited Los Angeles for fun, adventure, and to give back. Beth Am Temple Youth (BATY) is the high school holy community whose mission is to create a community of love and acceptance while spreading good intentions to others. BATY manifests…

Avalon Gardens Clean-up!

Avalon Gardens Clean-up!

On Saturday I had the privilege of working with the wonderful residents of the Avalon Gardens Housing and alongside LAPD-Southeast Division in the HACLA CSP unit. We dug up a ton of weeds and cleaned out all garden beds. There is one more renovation next weekend and this garden will be up and running with…

Avalon Gardens – Moving Forward!  Greeen & Clean

Avalon Gardens – Moving Forward! Greeen & Clean

Avalon Gardens is growing well, and the plastic mulch barrier is being replaced by cardboard thanks to Trader Joes! We also got our numbers for the plots!  Thanks Jasmine and Edgar. This is 3 weeks of photos now being posted.  Enjoy!  

Avalon Gardens Clean Up

Avalon Gardens Clean Up

The community garden at Avalon Gardens Housing Project is run by Garden Ranger Ed Tellis. Ed is at Avalon Gardens every Tuesday morning working with volunteers to provide garden care. He also reaches out to the local residents and hosts workshops on how to care for the garden space, and effectively grow food organically.

40 lbs of Produce from Avalon Gardens

40 lbs of Produce from Avalon Gardens

The community garden at Avalon Gardens Housing Project is flourishing thanks to these hot temperatures and seeds that were saved by Diana Heffernan Schrader. During community garden class today we harvested approximately 40 lbs of produce. Pictured below ins one of the residents with her bags of food.

Avalon Gardens

Avalon Gardens

Built on November 22, 2013. This is EnrichLA’s first community garden. It is part of Avalon Gardens Housing Project located in South Los Angeles. The garden features 18 circular beds and will soon be home to a variety of fruit trees. The Boston Consulting Group generously volunteered to build this garden. Bi-weekly workshops are available…