About Gardopia Gardens
Gardopia Gardens is a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency based in the Near East of San Antonio, founded in May 2015.
Effective interventions are needed to address the growing epidemic of obesity related diseases and environmental issues. Over the next 5 years, Gardopia Gardens aims to reduce obesity and malnutrition by increasing accessibility to fresh produce and implementing strategic intervention programming in schools, businesses, and community organizations.
Gardopia Gardens providesprograms and services to educational, commercial, and residential communities, providing tools, materials, and best practices to ensure their sustainability
Growing healthy communities through garden-based learning.
A sustainable society, empowered and educated to lead healthy lifestyles through gardening.
Education, Health, and Environment
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals & Alignment
Gardopia Gardens provides 4 core programs: the Garden-Based Learning Program, the Garden Volunteer Program, the Build-A-Garden & Optimization Program, and the Pearl Farmers’ Market Program. These program efforts strategically align with 10 of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
Goal 3: Good Health and Well-being
Goal 4: Quality Education
Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
Goal 10: Reduced Inequality
Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Goal 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Goal 13: Climate Action
Goal 15: Life on Land
Goal 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal