Community Gardens

A construction worker working on the tiny house.
Tiny house at Temple's community garden
Type: News Story
Temple University’s Office of Sustainability partnered with a number of academic disciplines to design a sustainable tiny house for the student-run Temple Community Garden.
September 5, 2016
Improving eating habits is aim of health-focused community garden
Type: News Story
Educating children and their families about the importance of healthy food choices is the goal of the Medible Learning Garden, located on the side of the Medical Education and Research Building at Temple's Health Sciences Center. The plot of green space contains several flower beds where seasonal vegetables and herbs have been planted and grown by student volunteers.
September 6, 2013
Portable gardens are growth opportunity for Temple senior
Type: News Story
Tyler School of Art student Dylan DeVlieger has designed a portable garden as a solution for space challenges inherent in urban gardening.
June 4, 2012
Temple Community Garden Feast feeds students’ hearts, minds and stomachs
Type: News Story
Hungry students packed the Tyler School of Art’s Artist’s Palate Café last week to partake of the Temple Community Garden Feast. Offering students a taste of organic, homegrown and homemade dishes, the biannual event is the biggest fundraiser for Temple Community Garden, a student organization with the mission of empowering our urban community to connect more fully to the land.
April 9, 2012
Faces of Temple: Anne Preston
Type: News Story
In the latest "Faces of Temple" student profile, meet junior Anne Preston, an urban farmer who created a one-acre farm on a vacant lot in West Philadelphia that now employs two local residents, runs after-school programs and produces enough fresh vegetables to feed 50 families.
April 6, 2012
Civic-minded undergrad examines the impact of community gardens
Type: News Story
Supported by the Diamond Scholars Program, student Amelia Garrett is analyzing data on the location of community gardens and their relationship to the corresponding community’s median income, population density, employment, vacancy rates, crime and other variables.
September 6, 2011