CULTIVATE. EDUCATE. CELEBRATE.
The mission of the Food Bank Garden is to cultivate a community committed to local food production and increased local food security, through education and demonstration of high-elevation gardening techniques.
Educate the community on sustainable, high-elevation gardening techniques
Provide fresh, organic, locally grown food to the Sierra Community House's Hunger Relief program
Encourage food security + self-reliance by growing fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs
Inspire the spread of more home gardens throughout the local community
Promote a beautiful + vibrant space for our community to enjoy
YOUTH EDUCATION & GROUP VOLUNTEER DAYS
Youth groups of all ages are invited to spend time in the garden getting their hands dirty. Garden lessons include teaching kids where food comes from, what real food tastes like, how to grow and harvest fresh produce in an environmentally friendly way, and how food connects to culture and community.
If you have a club or business in Truckee and are looking for a community project for your group, the Garden is the perfect opportunity! Help with Community Dig-Ins, weekly maintenance, or by fundraising for monetary or in-kind contributions.
THE GARDEN IS LOCATED...
behind the baseball field in the Truckee River Regional Park, 10500 Brockway Rd, Truckee, CA. From Brockway Road, turn onto Estates Drive (at the Skate Park) and head straight into the park entrance (rather than following the road to the right). Park there and follow the dirt path that leads towards the "Music in the Park" venue. All are welcome!