|Submission Date||Nov. 27, 2019|
University of Texas at San Antonio
IN-7: Community Garden
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Director Office of Sustainability
A brief description of the institution’s community garden:
The community garden is a raised bed facility with 7 beds run by the Student Garden Society. The campus garden society is active with two academic advisors and an memorandum of agreement with the Dietetics and Nutrition Department.
The UTSA Campus Garden, est. 2017, is a joint project of the Green Society at UTSA, the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition, and the Office of Sustainability. We grow fruits, vegetables, herbs, and flowers year round. Check out the Garden’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/UTSAgarden/ for upcoming volunteer opportunities. All Roadrunners are welcome!
Website URL where information about the community garden is available:
Estimated number of individuals that use the institution’s community garden annually:
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Space is available for students, staff, faculty or organizations to "adopt a plot". The campus garden committee delegates planting days, plot responsibilities, harvest days and maintenance days. In 2019, a new shed was added to hold tools and materials.
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