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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.

New Gardens at St. Patrick’s Catholic School and Willow Elementary + Beautification at Avalon + South Gate Middle!

By enrichla / June 23, 2017

We’re off to a very busy summer this year! We built a brand new garden at St. Patrick’s Catholic School and Willow Elementary.  We also did some beautification at the gardens in the Avalon Housing Community and South Gate Middle School! Thanks to the hard work of our amazing volunteer group from Next Step Ministries who…

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Avalon Gardens

By enrichla / May 30, 2017
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Our Avalon Gardens Public Housing Project garden is thriving

By team / March 10, 2016
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Avalon Public Housing Community Garden Spruce Up Project

By team / February 25, 2016

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…

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New work with the L.A.P.D and Beth Am at Avalon gardens housing in South LA

By team / February 21, 2016

A huge thank you to Empowerment Congress Southeast Neighborhood Council and Curren price and Boston Consulting    

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Avalon Gardens Clean-up!

By team / February 15, 2016

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…

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Avalon Gardens Corn, Squash and Tomatoes Looking Strong! Bees Buzzing, Birds Chirping!

By team / June 3, 2015
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Avalon Gardens On The Move, To Attract Beneficial’s, Some Plants Go To Seed

By team / May 14, 2015
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Avalon Gardens Growing and New Painted Plot Numbers

By team / March 17, 2015
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Avalon Gardens – Moving Forward! Greeen & Clean

By team / February 25, 2015

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!  

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Avalon Garden Mulching And New Growth!

By team / February 4, 2015
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Things are popping at Avalon Gardens

By team / January 22, 2015

New mulch, and new growth are happening at Avalon Gardens!

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Sprouting up in Avalon Gardens!

By team / December 27, 2014
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Seeding, weeding, clearing with repairs Avalon Gardens

By team / December 14, 2014
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Avalon Gardens grass management

By team / December 9, 2014

We are keeping the grass at bay, and preparing for more mulch, compost, and seeds!

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Avalon Gardens Clean Up

By team / October 23, 2014

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.

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40 lbs of Produce from Avalon Gardens

By team / April 9, 2014

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.

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Our first public housing project edible garden is opening this Saturday at Avalon gardens in South La.

By team / January 10, 2014

Today, Council Member Curren Price, EnrichLA and residents of Avalon Gardens planted in the new community garden on 88th Place in South Los Angeles. Over 300 seeds and seedlings were planted along with 8 fruit trees.

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Avalon Gardens

By team / December 9, 2013

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…

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We Are Ready to Plant at Avalon Gardens Public Housing Community Garden

By team / December 3, 2013

We Are Ready to Plant at Avalon Gardens Public Housing Community Garden

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Enrich La to move out of the schools and into the Housing Projects.

By team / October 24, 2013

                                                    We are kidding. We are not leaving the schools. BUT! For some time now, Enrich La has been looking for ways to expand our mission and the folks that…

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