COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Paideia Academy Garden | South Phoenix, AZ (Installed Jan 2020)

LEHR Garden designed and installed a custom five-bed system for Paideia Academy in South Phoenix. The school wanted the ability to add compost to a different garden each school day while maximizing the aesthetic beauty of the gardens so a unique “starburst” layout was constructed. The space quickly because a hangout place for students and teachers and encouraged gardening education. 

Grant Park Community Garden | Phoenix, AZ (Installed Dec 2020)

LEHR Garden partnered with the Grant Park Community Garden to fight food and nutrition scarcity in South Phoenix. The region is well known as a “food desert,” an urban area where its difficult to buy affordable or high-quality fresh food. The multi-bed system was installed to provide a new resource for community members and promote local gardening.

David Crockett Elementary | Phoenix AZ (Installed Sept 2020)

LEHR Garden helped David Crockett Elementary and the Creighton Community Foundation build a food-producing garden system accessible to both students and economically disadvantaged local community members. The garden is completely self-sustaining and can function off-grid with solar power and floor irrigation water collection. 

Clark Park Community Garden | Tempe AZ (Installed Nov 2020)

Clark Park Community Garden and Tempe Cares wanted to create healthy organic produce and nutrient-rich soil for the local community. With LEHR Garden’s help, they’ve increased interest in regenerative agriculture and promoted local eco-technology. 

Regenerating Sonora | Superior, AZ (Under Construction)

LEHR Garden has donated three garden beds and ongoing consulting to help Regenerating Sonora build a first-of-its-kind sustainable community garden in Superior, AZ. Like many ex-mining towns, most of the land is contaminated and unsafe for outdoor gardens or agriculture. LEHR Garden’s raised bed design makes a sustainable community garden possible.