Growing Together -- Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network


Growing Together -- Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network

Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network is a countywide community working collectively to build a sustainable, local foodscape.

Location: Contra Costa County
Members: 48
Latest Activity: Nov 30, 2017

Help us get the word out about Contra Costa Urban Farm Network

Please help us get the word out to all forms of garden/urban farm organizations within the county that are focused on growing food for their members or the community. We are interested in collaborating with all types of organizations that contribute to the local food source: community gardens, native and drought tolerant gardens that help our 'pollenators', urban farmers, local farms, CSAs, co-op organic growers, fruit gleaners, farmer's markets, backyard farm circles, etc.

Please invite them to join the network and this group to share in relevant discussions, create forums and participate in future events. If you prefer that we reach out to your contacts, please provide name, phone number, email address and/or snail mail for the contact individual.

Thanks for your support in building a sustainable foodscape in Contra Costa County.

Discussion Forum

Wanting to start a company garden in Brentwood...

Hello,I am new to the network and hope to gain some insight into a process that I am, potentially, about to embark.I am an intern architect and work at an Architecture firm in Brentwood. I will be…Continue

Started by Sam Drucker Nov 30, 2017.

Beginning a Community Garden 3 Replies

Hello everyone!My name is Sarah and I am currently trying to work with the City of Antioch to start different community gardens in different areas of Antioch to bring communities closer together!  I…Continue

Tags: Garden, Community

Started by Sarah. Last reply by Sarah Jul 13, 2017.

Urban Food Forests 2 Replies

Is anyone available to help me make a video of my backyard food forest. I live in Pleasant Hill and can be available most times with advance notice. I'm hoping to promote more Urban Food Forests and…Continue

Started by Michael Lay. Last reply by Michael Lay May 18, 2016.

15 Acres Provisionally Approved for CoCo San Sustainable Farm!

We are in the final stages of negotiations with Central Contra Costa Sanitary District to use 15 acres of their land to grow Salads4Schools (or I like to call it Salads4Cindy, who will figure out how…Continue

Started by Carolyn Phinney Nov 5, 2013.

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Comment by Tina King Neuhausel on March 3, 2015 at 6:08pm

Grant Opportunity announcement from USDA for low-income individuals and communities to create local, sustainable food systems

USDA Announces $9 million grant for local, sustainable food systems

Comment by Sheila Hill on August 16, 2013 at 1:35pm

Nice article yesterday about last Saturday's inspiring event!

Comment by Mark Westwind on July 30, 2013 at 12:19pm

The first-ever Growing Together Gathering is coming up on Saturday, August 10th. The day will include presentations (10!) by representatives of community gardening, school gardening and adaptive gardening projects and organizations in Contra Costa County. Over 40 people have registered so far! Come and find out what's happening and share your ideas and stories. Go to for details. 


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