Tag: Urban Agriculture
Veggielution’s SoFA Pocket Park: A Perfect Project Uplifting the Community Through Research and Core Partners
By SJSU URBP295 Students: Matt Gustafson, Xio Aguirre, Jean Reynolds, Ana Lopez At the southern edge of downtown San José lies an arts district known locally as SoFA (South of First Area). In recent years the area has seen an influx of investment activity as developers set their sights on the highly gentrifiable landscape. Enter…
Pitch In: help build Garden to Table’s new urban farm!
Garden to Table’s Groundbreaking event for their brand new farm is just around the corner. To make this transformation successful, Garden to Table needs the help of over 80 volunteers to build raised beds! If you’re interested in pitching in and getting dirty, sign up for one of these time slots: – Saturday, Oct 19th,…
Garden to Table Advocates for Agriculture Land Use on Industrial Zones
CommUniverCity San José’s Growing Sustainably, a direct partnership of Garden to Table, advocated successfully for changing Title 20 (Zoning Ordinance) for industrial zones to allow up to one acre of urban agricultural land use. When Barry Swenson signed a land use agreement with Garden to Table to allow them to use a one-acre empty lot by…