Vision Statement for the Guadalupe County Community Garden, Schertz TX
To create and sustain a community garden for the production of food for those hungry in body and a place of beauty for those hungry in spirit.
The community garden is an avenue for sharing gardening knowledge, promoting self-sufficiency, providing healthy and productive activities for our youth and fostering a greater sense of community in Schertz and surrounding areas. Partnership with local businesses and nonprofit organizations will ensure continuity of the gardens.
- To create and sustain naturally grown produce for the purpose of providing healthy food to those in need.
- To educate the community on green ways of producing nutritious foods.
- To provide healthy, productive activities and mentorship to local youth to assist in improving social outcomes and establishing a sense of self within the community.
- To encourage local organizations and businesses to contribute their resources to the production of home grown produce for those in need.
While the spirit of neighborliness was important on the frontier because neighbors were so few, it is even more important now because our neighbors are so many. Lady Bird Johnson