Edible Schoolyard Stockton
Growing a community based edible education program in Stockton, CA

Edible Schoolyard Community Farm in Stockton

The Edible Schoolyard Project Stockton supports community health and wellbeing by providing access to food, land, and learning experiences for students and families. Our Community Farm is a classroom, gathering space, learning lab, community garden, and productive farm for South Stockton schools and community. The farm is located at 466 S Ventura Avenue in the Boggs Tract neighborhood. Learn more about each of our programs below and reach out to get involved. Follow us on Instagram @edibleschoolyardstockton to learn more and hear about upcoming events. 

Edible Education Field Trips

We welcome students to the farm to learn about regenerative agriculture and healthy eating. To request a field trip please complete this form.  For more information please contact Farm Education Manager Liesha Barnett at Liesha@edibleschoolyard.org

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

We distribute local, organic produce to our community and neighbors. Stop by the farm from 10am-noon on Wednesdays to pick up a bag of delicious fruits and vegetables for free! Contact CSA Coordinator Nicole Lewis at Nicole@edibleschoolyard.org or (209) 645-3833 for more information.

Community Events and Volunteer Workdays

Join us on the farm for workshops, seasonal festivals and year-round volunteer opportunities. We host volunteer workdays that are open to the public from 9am-noon on the second Saturday of each month from March-October.  Or join us for one of our seasonal farm festivals for free family fun. 

2024 Farm Festivals

  • April 20th - Earth Day Celebration
  • June 8th - Fruit Jam
  • August 10th - Harvest Festival 
  • October 12th - Fall Festival 

2024 Volunteer Workdays

  • March 9th
  • April 12th
  • May 11th
  • June 9th
  • July 13th
  • August 10th
  • September 14th
  • October 12th

Community of Practice for School Garden Educators

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) and the Edible Schoolyard Project (ESY) are co-hosting a community of practice to support school garden educators! See this flier for more information. For more information, please contact Farm Manager Aubrey Kimball at Aubrey@edibleschoooyard.org

Community Farm Plots

We provide 32 large garden plots for community members to grow their own food. To join the wait list for a plot please complete this google form. For more information please contact Farm Manager Aubrey Kimball at Aubrey@edibleschoolyard.org.


Thank you to our supporters!

We are grateful to our many partners, collaborators, and supporters who make all of our projects possible. 

  • California Strategic Growth Council and the Transformative Climate Communities Program
  • Stockton Rising and all of our partner non-profits
  • City of Stockton Economic Development Department
  • Anonymous Foundations
  • Dignity Health
  • Vintner's Daughter
  • Health Plan of San Joaquin 
  • United Way of San Joaquin County
  • San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
  • The 54 Fund 
  • San Joaquin County Office of Education
  • College Corps Fellowship at the University of the Pacific
  • California Climate Action Corps 
  • Little Manila Rising Urban Forestry Team 
  • Changeist Stockton
  • Health Careers Academy
  • 4H of San Joaquin County
  • San Joaquin County AgVenture 
  • Unbound Stockton
  • California State Retirees - Chapter 16