About Us

For more about us, take a look at our brochure: Grow Local Brochure

Vision and Mission

Our vision is that through our efforts, we will participate in the building, nourishing, and nurturing community through establishing and growing urban gardens.

GrowLocal Lafayette’s mission is to support and encourage urban gardening through action, education, and organization, and in turn, enhancing community and quality of life throughout our neighborhoods.

Core Values

Our core values are to:

  • Conduct organizational pursuits in an ethical, sustainable manner
  • Develop and share best practices across the urban gardening network
  • Educate and inspire healthful attitudes and actions
  • Provide access to healthy food and resources
  • Encourage use of vacant city spaces in a sustainable, healthy way
  • Instill stewardship, pride, and ownership in building healthy communities

Community Partners

We have partnered with several local organizations to help spread the word about and share the movement of GrowLocal! Click the links for more information about these organizations.

Bethany Presbyterian Church: http://www.bethanypcusa.net/
Brown Street United Methodist: http://www.umc.org/find-a-church/church/56028
City of Lafayette: http://www.lafayette.in.gov/
First Baptist Church: http://firstbaptistlafayette.org/
Habitat for Humanity of Lafayette: http://lafayettehabitat.org/
Hanna Community Center: http://www.hannacntr.org/
Lafayette Department of Parks & Recreation: http://www.lafayette.in.gov/342/Parks-Recreation
Lyn Treece Boys & Girls Club: http://bgclublafayette.org/
LTHC Homeless Services: http://www.lthc.net/ 
Tippecanoe County Health Department: https://www.tippecanoe.in.gov/270/Health-Department
Trinity United Methodist: http://www.trinitylafayette.org/
United Way of Greater Lafayette: http://www.uwlafayette.org/
Wabash River Enhancement Corporation: http://www.wabashriver.net/