Located at Summit Avenue and UTA Blvd the Community Garden is only a half-acre, but it’s making a big impact. The garden grows chili peppers, eggplants, tomatoes, watermelons and much more. Last year they donated 800 pounds of food to Mission Arlington to feed the hungry. This year they’ve already donated over 1,000 pounds. The garden also keeps the university’s commitment to sustainability. By educating the community about sustainable choices and promoting water conservation. There are 78 plots that for $35 you can rent one for an entire year. You can also contribute by adopting a plot to become a gardener or you can join UTA Volunteers to help harvest the food.
By: Caleb Parker