The Dove Springs Community Garden is located at Consuelo Mendez Middle School. The garden is used for a variety of authentic problem-based learning opportunities for students taking courses in the Maverick Green STEM Academy. All community members are welcome to participate. The Mendez Community Garden also includes a “food forest” component with fruit and nut trees. This garden offers community residents plots for rent that are managed by students in the Business Careers course at Mendez. The actual planting, growing, and harvesting work will be done by STEM Academy students.
Location: 5106 Village Square, Austin, TX 78744
English Contact: Community Garden Leader, Alfredo Padilla
Spanish Contact: NA
Garden Membership: Community members are welcome to get involved and help with garden projects. Actual planting, growing, and harvesting work done by STEM Academy students.
Status: Unknown, contact garden.