The mission of the Truckee Demonstration Garden is to cultivate a community committed to local food production and increased local food security, through education and demonstration of high-altitude gardening techniques.
-Educate the community on sustainable, high-altitude gardening techniques-
- Encourage food security and self-reliance by growing fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs-
- Inspire the spread of more home gardens throughout the local community-
- Provide food for donation and charity-
- Promote a vibrant community space-
GROW ROOTS - GET INVOLVED!
As of March 2014, Slow Food Lake Tahoe has taken over management and development of the Truckee Community Garden. For the past several years, the garden has been run by Project MANA, who will continue to play an important role in food access in our region. Check out our GARDEN BED PARTNER PROGRAM and be sure to SIGN UP for updates on new workshops, classes, educational events and fun volunteer opportunities!