Have you ever dreamed of planting your own food before picking the fresh and healthy produce of your harvest with your own hands in a land transformed by a community of apprentice gardeners? If yes, you have come to the right place. The UT Concho Community Garden seeks to provide you the micro-level opportunity to re-establish the natural link between you and the food you ingest. 

The project, set up in Spring of 2011 is an ongoing collaboration between the UT Campus Environmental Center, the UT Office of Sustainability, and the UT Division of Housing and Food Service, with great support from UT Landscaping Services.

Becoming an involved Concho Gnome



If you want to work on your plot, the garden is always open!

Our volunteer days for this semester (Summer 2015) are

  • Mondays 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm

What’s Growin’, Good Lookin’?unnamed-1

  • Newly constructed cedar-wood plots, including individual plots, demonstration plots, and student organization plots
  • Community areas with plenty of seasonal and organic vegetables, herbs and fruit: we have it all. And it’s fresh.
  • Native plants
  • Tools for plot owner and volunteer use
  • Rain water collecting systems
  • Lil’ Gardeners classes: we provide weekly classes to elementary school children
  • Many more projects and improvements to come

Summer 2015

  • The Concho Garden is currently being renovated: we are always in need of green thumbs to help us. We are building more than 30 new plots with cedar wood
  • We are planning on revamping our community areas
  • We will have plenty of beautification and art projects

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