Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.33
Liaison Ryan Kmetz
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
IN-7: Community Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50
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A brief description of the institution’s community garden:

The Garden student organization describes the mission of the garden as “Seeking to re-imagine the role of higher education in addressing problems of the world through the creation and engagement of our food garden that enables creativity in: research, applied learning, campus-community partnerships, pedagogy, social equity, diversity, and food sovereignty.”

The UMBC community garden is managed by a student organization, who allocates plots to campus groups. The group also provides plot recipients with an orientation to learn how to grow in their section of the garden’s raised beds. The groups choose what to grow and do with the food they grow in their plot. The garden also provides a shared tool shed, compost pile, fun events, and community work days.


Website URL where information about the community garden is available:
Estimated number of individuals that use the institution’s community garden annually:
40

Additional documentation to support the submission:
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