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USDA Educational Garden - Albany

Joint effort by the WRRC and PGEC

Part of USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack's People's Garden Initiative


In collaboration with:

Gospel Flat Organic Farm []

Ocean View Elementary School

UC Berkeley Field Services



Welcome to our Garden! 


The Garden is planted with all kinds of summer crops.  Despite a few setbacks of critters uprooting some seedlings, the garden is thriving.


If you are in the building, we invite you to join us and volunteer to tend the garden. If you are not so nearby, you are still very welcome to visit us online and watch our garden grow! For more info on our Garden, please see the Garden Info page.





Volunteer Requests 

Generally we tend the garden on Thursdays around 2pm, though this can change on a weekly basis.  Notices of garden tending days will out out to the garden mailing list.  If you are in the building and interested in volunteering, please see the Volunteer page to get on our mailing list.







Latest Garden Announcements & Highlights

6/19/14: We're already harvesting lettuce!





About the Garden 


Garden Wishlist (can you donate any of these items?)

Garden Info (History of Garden, Donation Info, What we grow)

Photo Galleries (animated gif slideshows)


Volunteering (we love volunteers! be first in line for produce!)

Photo Story of Garden's beginning

Planting Layouts

Articles and Press




Helpful Info


Gardening Tips and Guidelines (Bay Area climate-specific planting guide links and files)

Recipes (we'd love to see your recipes too!)



Website Updates