Common Earth Gardens is dedicated to the empowerment and improved quality of life of refugee families and Louisville communities through agricultural opportunities.
The program bolsters mental and physical health, community integration, and access to healthy food and supplemental income. Common Earth Gardens supports self-reliance by facilitating access to land, culturally-appropriate training, community education, technical assistance, and opportunities for supplemental income in Louisville, KY.
Common Earth Gardens currently supports 11 established/up and coming gardens that service over 475 refugees:
Common Earth Gardens’ goals are to empower refugee participants to: