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Marybeth LybrandMeet Our Master Gardener

Marybeth Lybrand
As our Garden Manager Marybeth will help with all aspects of the garden including design, construction, maintenance/management and garden volunteer supervision and training

Marybeth is a Master Gardener who also has a certificate in Sustainable Farming Practices. She is involved with gardening at Elkus Ranch in Half Moon Bay as is also an Assistant Professor at College of San Mateo in the Language Arts Department.

Questions?

Do you have any questions about this program? If so, please contact one of the following representatives.

Marybeth Lybrand

mlybrand@pjcc.org
650.378.2754

Stephanie Levin

The PJCC is a non-profit organization that relies upon generous donations to continue serving our community and those in need.

 

 

Community Garden: Fight Hunger, Grow Justice!

 

To get involved sign up for one or our Garden Service Days!

Hunger in San Mateo County?
We Are Doing Something About It!

Justice Garden (Gan Tzedek)

One in four individuals in our community will be at risk of hunger—and our PJCC
will be part of the food justice equation. The mission of the PJCC’s new “Justice Garden”
is to grow organic produce to help feed local families at InnVision Shelter Network.
We will also provide social action, learning activities, educational workshops,
gardening instruction, and much more. By practicing the Jewish value of repairing
the world, tikkun olam, we will literally sow the seeds of justice for people in need.

The Justice Garden provides:

  • Social Action
  • Learning Activities
  • Educational Workshops
  • Gardening Instruction

Back to Garden page

 

Delivering Results!

preschool shelter

PJCC Preschoolers deliver freshly picked produce to the shelter! 

Pictured are Ethan & Max Smith and
Sadie & Owen Salles.

From our first planting in the Justice Garden in April to July, 2013, together we have achieved:

  • over 500 pounds of produce delivered to InnVision Shelter Network, including:
  • spinach
  • tomatoes
  • corn
  • carrots
  • summer squash
  • potatoes

Between 40 - 50 excited volunteers, from toddlers to seniors, plant, pluck and prune on each Garden Service Day.

11 raised garden beds overflow with organic produce such as: lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, watermelon, green beans, sweet potatoes, eggplant, corn, carrots, strawberries, and herbs.

And new produce ripens every day! Justice Garden is well on its way to feeding homeless families at InnVision Shelter, and all because of you.

Todah Rabah (thank you)!

 

Justice Garden  sponsors

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The PJCC is a non-profit organization that relies upon generous donations to continue serving our community and those in need. A beneficiary agency of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties and the Jewish Community Endowment Fund. The PJCC is a proud member of the North Peninsula Jewish Campus and of the JCC Association of North America.

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