Edible Avalon

Edible Avalon is a community gardening program that provides fresh, organic produce to tenants. The gardens are located at thirteen of our properties. Each year we had some programming designed to help tenants improve their health and nutrition, learn about gardening, and enhance their leadership skills. We also have a booth at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market on Wednesday evening’s where tenants sell their organic produce to the public.

Edible Avalon Youth Program

Edible Avalon Youth Program in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Equity This summer edible Avalon was able to run two programs for youth focusing on our local foodshed and sustainable gardening and agriculture.  As part of the Summer Program for Youth (SPY), K8 students were introduced to the value of the natural world and its life-sustaining functions […]

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Edible Avalon at a Glance

Started as a single community garden in 2008, there are now gardens at 14 Avalon Housing properties  Over 3,200 pounds of fresh, organic produce were grown by tenants in 2011  A corps of volunteers visit gardens weekly to share recipes & garden skills  Cooking classes and food preservation workshops  Youth programming centered on out local […]

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Volunteer With Us!

Click here to check out our positions for 2012.  We have opportunities that range from day-long workdays, to long-term Garden Coordinator positions. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please fill out an Edible Avalon Volunteer Application. Contact kriskaul@yahoo.com to get on our Gardening Gang volunteer email list for updates throughout the year. Don’t have time to volunteer, but […]

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