University of California, Riverside

UCR Global Food Initiative




Open to students, faculty, staff, and community members, to grow fresh produce while providing an opportunity to learn about social, environmental, and economic sustainability through a food systems approach.

R’Garden is three acres that includes a community garden, row crops, a Valencia orchard,  and a greenhouse area.  It serves as a sustainability hub to promote service learning, and community-based research around food systems through student-led projects and collaborations with the campus and community.

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Visit the  R'Garden Facebook Page

Join the Cultivate R’Space program and help tend the UCR Community Garden. The garden provides a space for UCR and Riverside community members to grow fresh produce while learning about sustainability. As a partner of the UCR Community Garden, UCR Dining, Hospitality & Retail Services donates dehydrated food waste for the purpose of compost. Join Cultivate R’Space



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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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