Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.15
Liaison Andrea Trimble
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Virginia
IN-7: Community Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Lela Garner
Sustainability Coordinator
Office for Sustainability
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A brief description of the institution’s community garden:

The University has a number of student gardens, but the most prominent ones include:

Morven Kitchen Garden - The Morven Kitchen Garden (MKG) is part of UVA’s Morven Programs and provides opportunities for students to directly participate in sustainable agriculture from seed, to market, to plate. At MKG’s one-acre garden, UVA students learn, lead, and connect through sustainably growing food. Students grow and tend vegetables, flowers, herbs, and bees. Produce sales through a CSA program and to UVA Dining support the garden programs and provide further learning opportunities. MKG is located thirteen miles from grounds at UVA’s Morven, a 2,913 acre farm owned by the UVA Foundation.

UVA Student Garden - located in the middle of Grounds, the UVA Student Garden hosts weekly garden workdays where students can learn about sustainable agriculture and food security.

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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