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Live, Eat, Grow Garden Network

The Live, Eat, Grow Garden Network supports existing community and faith-based gardens while fostering the development of new gardening opportunities along the Route 1 corridor. This is a colloaborative effort between Arcadia, The Fairfax Food Council, and Virginia Cooperative Extension.  

Membership in the Garden Network comes with access to mentoring, training, and garden assistance from Arcadia's staff, volunteers, and partner organizations. Membership is open to nonprofit, community-based, and faith-based organizations.  L.E.G. Garden Network Membership is free. 

Benefits of being a L.E.G. Garden Network member:

  • Access to free training sessions at Arcadia Farm and with partner organizations
  • Garden manual, resources, additional training opportunities
  • An initial free garden consultation with Arcadia's Outreach and Education Manager
  • Assistance in planning community work days and engagement opportunities
  • Guidance in planning, development, and garden maintenance
  • Opportunities to network with other gardens along Route 1
  • LEG Youth Internship opportunities
  • Funding ideas to assist with garden development

Are you interested in becoming part of the L.E.G. Route 1 Garden Network?  Please email Juan Pablo Echeverria, Arcadia’s Outreach and Education Coordinator at



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