Fruit Tree Planting Event on October 26th, 2012

Thank you to all of the volunteers who came out as well as the assistance of the Santa Barbara City College Intro to Horticulture Class.

Also, thanks to our sponsors: WCSA, Sodexo, Westmont Physical Plant, All Around Irrigation, SB County Waste Management, and Beard Tropics.

We planted:

10 Kiwi, 16 Guava, 8 Pomegranate, 4 Apple, 4 Satsuma Mandarin, and 2 Avocado

Some of the produce will go into the Westmont Dining Commons and some will be donated to the Westmont meal-sharing program, ‘Bread of Life’.

September 2012 garden photos

Givens Farms visit with Sustainability Interns (6-6-12)

Givens Farms is a local organic farm located in Goleta, California.  During our visit we were able to learn about sustainable agriculture and the nuances of marketing organic produce.  It was a ton of fun!

Harvesting for Bread of Life (8-30-12)