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Homeless Garden Project

Joined in June 2004

About Us

The Homeless Garden Project (HGP) brings together people from throughout the community in the beauty and security of our certified organic garden.

HGP provides job training, transitional employment and support services to people who are homeless. HGP's vibrant education and volunteer program for the broad community blends formal, experiential and service-learning. The programs take place in our 3-acre organic farm and related enterprises.

Our Mission:

In the soil of our urban farm and garden, people find the tools they need to build a home in the world.

Our Vision:

We envision a thriving and inclusive community, workforce, and local food system.

We value:
  • The capacity of every individual for growth and renewal.
  • The joy that comes from growing and sharing healthy food.
  • The well-being created by vibrant social and natural ecosystems.

The Homeless Garden Project (HGP) brings together people from throughout the community in the beauty and security of our certified organic garden.

HGP provides job training, transitional employment and support services to people who are…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Housing & Homelessness
  • Volunteering

Location

  • PO Box 617
    Santa Cruz, CA 95061

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