Orange Home Grown was started in 2009 as a grass-roots effort by a group of Orange residents dedicated to bringing locally grown, nutrient-dense, sustainable food to their community. Their hard work & determination created the foundation for this community-based 501 c3 non-profit committed to serving their community.
Orange Home Grown strives to cultivate a healthy community through enhanced awareness, education, and action.
Promote community by offering resources that support hands-on learning, volunteerism, and camaraderie Work towards a healthy, just, and sustainable food system through education and action in our local community
Support the continued use of Orange County land for the benefit of food and agriculture systems
Cultivate community and inspire change through activities that foster education, awareness and create benefits for the greater good
Practice and model environmentally sustainable behaviors
Celebrate Southern California’s rich agricultural heritage
Collaborate with like-minded organizations and provide support to local nonprofits through program awareness and donations
Foster higher education in the areas of sustainable agriculture, environmental science and health, through our Orange Home Grown Scholarship Program
Increase public awareness to locally grown food and support sustainable agriculture
OHG Board was formed
OHG non-profit officially established
First farmer's market hosted on Chapman University's campus
OHG Scholarship program established
Orange Seed Lending Library created in partnership with the Orange Public Library Foundation
OHG breaks ground on the OHG Education Farm
OHG receives grant to establish the OHG Youth Food Literacy Program
Publication of the first OHG Community Cookbook.
Check out this great video sharing the partnership of Orange Home Grown + Chapman University
Check out this great video