Mother Garden Projects & Collaborations

While the gardens at OAEC offer a model for the eco=home ethos where ideas are put to the test, the ultimate goal of OAEC is to affect change on a larger scale. The Mother Garden disseminates seeds, both physical and inspirational, to “daughter gardens” throughout California. Plant sales, seed exchanges, school garden teacher trainings, internships, permaculture courses, and collaborations with major food, farming, social and ecological justice organizations throughout the country are among the myriad of ways that the Mother Garden shares her abundance. Here are a few examples of daughter gardens that are flourishing out in the world…