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
- Own a raised bed plot
- Volunteer individually or with your organization
- Attend a gardening class, learn about composting, ask for personal advice etc. at the Garden Club at 9am every Sunday
If you want to work on your plot, the garden is always open!
Our volunteer days for this semester (Spring 2015) are
- Sunday 9:30am-12.30pm
- Tuesday 5pm-7pm
What’s Growin’, Good Lookin’?
- 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 fruits
- 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
- 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