The Edible Peace Patch Project is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization whose mission is to eliminate poverty as a factor in educational success and diet-related health issues.  To accomplish this mission we are building a model farm to school food system that will provide educational support and training and offer food literacy while delivery fresh locally grown food to school cafeterias.

We currently operate six schoolyard gardens in south St Petersburg, Florida including Campbell Park Elementary, Fairmount Park Elementary, Lakewood Elementary, Maximo Elementary, Melrose Elementary, Sanderlin IB World School, and we have aided in maintenance of the John Hopkins Middle School garden.
Our urban farm is on the horizon.  Julius Keblinskas has donated his architectural skills and knowledge for us to display our plans to the public.
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We value all of our students/volunteers and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals.  
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Each spring, the Edible Peace Patch Project runs a monthlong online community fund raising campaign called Barnraiser.  Barnraiser 2014 runs from April 22, 2014 (Earthday) until May 22, 2014.
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We are a 501(c)(3) organization

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Our community events are kept up to date in our  blogs and social media pages (see below).  There are also Press articles and links on our Press page. 
 

Download our latest Newsletter

Tending our gardens for Fall.pdf
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April_May 2014 Newsletter.pdf
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Peace Patch Newsletter.pdf
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COMMUNITY EVENTS

Saturday, December 13th, 9 - 1 pm: 
Garden Service Day
- Sanderlin IB World School
- Join EPPP for a day of gardening!
- Sign up HERE

Saturday, January 10th, 9 - 1 pm: 
Garden Service Day
- Fairmount Park Elementary
- Join EPPP and our friends from Balance Tampa Bay for a day of gardening!
- Sign up HERE​

Monday, January 19th, 9 - 3 pm: 
New Garden Installation
- Bay Point Middle School
- We've been granted a MLK Jr Service Day Award to install a NEW GARDEN!
- We aim to break ground and plant starts all in the same day. 
- We need dozens of helping hands, so
sign up HERE​​!

1/11, 1/22, 1/24, 10 - 11:30 am: 
Seaweed collections
- Maximo Park
- Help EPPP collect seaweed, a nutritious garden mulch!
- Sign up HERE​​
 

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