Bayer Farm Neighborhood Park & Gardens

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Bayer Farm is located at 1550 West Ave in Santa Rosa (across from Sheppard School).

Bayer Neighborhood Park and Gardens is a unique collaboration between Santa Rosa Recreation & Parks and LandPaths. It is a 6-acre urban farm & city park-in-the-making in the heart of the Roseland neighborhood, 1 mile from Downtown Santa Rosa, with old barns, community gardens, and other agricultural aspects that are a joyful relief from the urban environment!
Sit beneath the walnut tree as the kids explore the garden or ride their bikes. Stroll on the walking paths and pause to admire the uninterrupted view of Taylor Mountain. Visit the goats or admire the gardens, ever-changing with the seasons.  You can even lend a hand in the garden during our Community Volunteer Hours and take home fresh produce!

 

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"Farming For Health" at Bayer Farm

The “Farming for Health” project at Bayer Farm Neighborhood Park & Gardens was initiated by and for members of the community, in order to actively address personal and family health issues, such as diabetes, that often require drastic shifts towards healthy eating. Using the powerful tools of community connection and personal experience, “Farming for Health” aims to share specific and relevant strategies on healthy eating, that in turn lead to healthy people. 

The “Farming for Health” project is comprised of Roseland Community members coming together to explore and share ideas on growing vegetables, herbs and medicinal plants. The group will work together to create a “Farming for Health” garden plot (or two) at Bayer Farm, including nutritional and medicinal plants, labeling each one with information regarding its benefits to nutrition and health. The group will also organize healthy eating workshops and cooking sessions, where family-tested recipes can be shared. Ultimately the group hopes to create bilingual printed materials including healthy eating recipes and other helpful information for distribution at Bayer Farm and beyond.

  

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Great partnerships happening at Bayer Farm!

 

 

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Regular Community Volunteer Hours:

  • Wednesdays from 1-5 PM
  • Fridays 1-5 PM
  • Workdays every 3rd Saturday of the month
During the Community Volunteer Hours, you can help the garden by pitching in on our projects!  Opento the public.  Children are welcome to volunteer also, or play in the natural play areas.  Bikes, kites, and ball-playing are welcomed and there is a walking path as well as a few picnic tables. 

 

A visit to Bayer Farm is a great family activity, a fun place to meet new people, or perfect for youth who need community service hours! 

 

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Location:

Bayer Farm is located at 1550 West Ave in Santa Rosa (across from Sheppard School).

West Ave runs north/south between Hearn and Sebastopol Road in the Roseland neighborhood.

For more information: omar@landpaths.org or (707) 544-7284 x 11 

 

Donate To Bayer Farm

1. Adopt a Tree for just $75!!

2. Set up a Recurring or One-Time Donation!!  Be sure to select "Bayer Farm"as your Program Designation!

3. Wish list: 
  • Gardening Gloves/ Donations to Purchase Gloves 
  • Gardening Hand Tools 
  • T-Shirt Sponsors – Have your Business Logo printed on the back of our Famous Bayer Farm T-Shirts! 
  • Gift Certificates to local businesses to be used as thank yous for our 100+ hour volunteers!! 
  • Small Tiller(s) 
  • Propane stove 

 

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