Explore what Forge Garden has to offer
Santa Clara University’s Forge Garden is the University Operations and the Office of Sustainability’s most beautiful and delicious project. Colorful rows of fruits and vegetables grow in abundance and giant sun flowers hover overhead, while chickens cluck and roam in their coop. Located just a few steps away from SCU’s campus, The Forge Garden serves as the university’s educational organic garden. It also serves as a place for students, staff, and faculty to find peace and quiet away from their busy schedules.
The greater Santa Clara community is also served by The Forge Garden. This half-acre garden grows an assortment of annual and perennial fruits, vegetables, and nuts which are donated to local soup kitchens. It also hosts numerous events throughout the year for members of the community.
The Forge Garden is for the community and is sustained by the community. Help from volunteers during work days and visits from community members to the various workshops and events keeps the garden thriving. Drop-in volunteer work days are Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-5 pm. All students, clubs, and organizations are welcome to attend. Visit The Forge Garden’s website to get info on upcoming events and learn how you can get involved.