LAFAYETTE COMMUNITY GARDEN AND OUTDOOR LEARNING CENTER www.lafayettecommunitygarden.org August 2011
LOVE LAFAYETTE“I see the Community Garden as a learningcenter, just like the Library, but outdoors. Itwill be an invaluable vehicle for thecommunity to learn about food, native plantsand wildlife, soil, composting, and ultimatelysustainability.” - Steve Richard - Sustainable Lafayette
BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURESustainable Lafayette invites community members to help buildthe Lafayette Community Garden & Outdoor Learning CenterHelp our community thrive by offering experiences andworkshops about sustainable ways to grow nutritious food the nature and dynamics of our rich ecosystems how to best protect and conserve our precious local water supplies the joy of cooperatively working together
MANY HANDSMany hands planted the seeds for this garden.In December of 2008, members of Sustainable Lafayette LocalFoods Group imagined building a collaborative community gardenand outdoor education center. And, from this seed of an idea, amighty garden is growing.Brainstorming sessions led to plans drawn up in 2010. Anagreement reached in 2011 with EBMUD and the City ofLafayette placed the garden across from the Lafayette Reservoir.More than 70 local families have expressed an interest in buildingthe garden and hundreds more are following the progress of thisproject at www.sustainablelafayette.org.
WE NEED YOUR HELPGet InvolvedVolunteerDonate www.lafayettecommunitygarden.org
LOVE LAFAYETTE“I think this will be a great addition to ourcommunity. It ﬁts in with what we’re tryingto accomplish through the EnvironmentalTask Force. It will be a good teaching garden,bring to light the richness of our community’senvironment and, at the same time, thechallenges we all have to keep it thriving.” - Carl E. Anduri - Mayor
NAMING OPPORTUNITIESDonor Level Contribution BeneﬁtsValley Oak $25,000 Name on front gateCoastal Live Oak $15,000 Name on learning area gazeboPaciﬁc Madrone $10,000 Name on learning area gazeboBuckeye $5,000 Name on community wallManzanita $2,500 Name on community wallBay Laurel $1,000 Name on community wallToyon $500 Name on community wall