Santa Clara University


The Forge Garden

Old Forge field school site, 2003

About Us

Established in 2009, the Forge is SCU's educational, organic garden and is a project of University Operations and the Center for Sustainability.


Open Hours

Drop-in Volunteer Hours:
Tues, Thur 2-4 pm, Fri 9-11 am
Other times by appointment only
Weekly Farm Stand:
Fridays 11:30 am-1:30 pm
Click to see the calendar!

Forge Gate sign

Grow with us!

Join the mailing list and follow us on Facebook and Instagram in order to receive first access to all our workshops, special events, produce shares, and garden workdays!

Waterwise Gardening

News and Events

See the latest news and RSVP for the latest workshop or event to learn something new or to brush up on some old skills!



The garden serves as an outdoor classroom and living laboratory by hosting course research from academic departments across campus.


Community Engagement

The Forge offers opportunities for service learning through the Bronco Urban Gardens program and Arrupe partnerships with the Ignatian Center.