It all began with a conversation in the spring of 2012. Staff from two Lincoln-based nonprofits—Community Crops and Nature Explore—asked each other, “How can we make community gardens more active spaces?” and then, “How can we start to transform these spaces into catalysts for real community-building?”

From two to many…


Board Members:

Emeritus (with eternal gratitude):

In consideration for the overall sustainability of the project, we have intentionally established a diverse multidisciplinary Steering Committee to ensure the project is consistently viewed through a necessary variety of lenses. Each member truly believes in the core purpose of the Food Forest: building both community and ecology through food, play, and education.