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Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.14
Liaison Nurit Katz
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2011
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University of California, Los Angeles
ER-T2-2: Organic Garden

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Rebecca Miller
Sustainability Analyst, Housing & Hospitality Services
UCLA Housing & Hospitality Services
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Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming and/or gardening experience?:
Does the institution have an on-campus garden where students are able to gain organic farming ... (Yes)

A brief description of the garden:

E3-Ecology, Economy, Equity Community Garden: In 2006 students from the organization E3-Ecology, Economy, Equity established an organic garden on campus. The organic garden, located at Sunset Recreation, features various vegetables, herbs, fruits, and flowers. In 2010 the first classes were offered in collaboration with UCLA Recreation; students can enroll in weekly classes at the garden working with a certified Master Gardener.

E3-Ecology, Economy, Equity Community Garden: www.e3la.org

Dining's Organic Herb Garden: UCLA Housing & Hospitality has an organic herb garden, located amongst on-campus residences. Awareness about the importance of local and organic foods is raised with the Organic Herb Garden, which grows herbs for inclusion in meals in the dining halls.

Dining's Organic Herb Garden: www.sustain.ucla.edu/news/article.asp?parentid=6383

The website URL where information about the garden is available:

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