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Benicia Community Gardens

Announcing – Becoming Sustainable Solano

IN THE NEWS! We are excited to expand our Benicia Sustainable Backyard into Vallejo and are looking for volunteers to donate time and/or a yard. Read more from the Times-Herald

NEW! Want to get your hands in the earth? We are looking for

 

 

Welcome to Benicia Community Gardens!

We are a volunteer-based non-profit organization dedicated to creating a healthy, sustainable, community-based food system through hands-on learning, collaboration, and leadership.  Our programs help local residents learn how to grow their own edible ecosystems and increase access to fresh, wholesome foods produced by sustainable farms, dairies, and fisheries. We hope our initiatives inspire other communities to adopt ecologically responsible practices to meet the challenges of climate change and resource scarcity.  We are on our way, step by step, to help our community and others thrive in our time. Read more…

Community Gardens

Benicia Community Gardens
Get dirty!

Community Orchard

orchard
Grow fruit trees!

Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture
Eat local!

Urban Farm

Urban Farm
How do I start?

Benicia Sustainable Backyard

Benicia Sustainable Backyard
Apply here!

What's For Dinner?

Let's eat together!

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Upcoming Events

Jul
25
Tue
5:30 pm Mini Orchard Workday @ Community Orchard, Heritage Presbyterian Church
Mini Orchard Workday @ Community Orchard, Heritage Presbyterian Church
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Workdays are mandatory for Orchard members, but the public is welcome to come lend a hand at our monthly orchard workday, learn about orchard care taking and ask questions. Make sure to stay for a potluck and social[...]
5:30 pm Mini-Orchard Workdays @ Community Orchard, Heritage Presbyterian Church
Mini-Orchard Workdays @ Community Orchard, Heritage Presbyterian Church
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sustainable Solano established a hillside community orchard in Benicia in 2014 that serves as an educational lab for the entire community on ecological small-scale orchard planting and management. The public is welcome to lend a hand at[...]
Jul
29
Sat
9:00 am Community Share Plot Workday @ Avant Garden
Community Share Plot Workday @ Avant Garden
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCG maintains a Benicia Community Share Plot where we grow food for donation to the community members in need. It’s cared for by volunteers and you are welcome to join in at any of our workdays. Chris[...]