The Backyard Produce Project is a collaboration of many people and organizations.
  • Our wonderful volunteers donate their time, energy, and personal resources.
  • Community members donate backyard produce from their trees and gardens
  • Sunshine Care Assisted Living donates the land and water for the orchard and gardens, along with advice from Roy Wilburn, Director of Horticulture, and holds annual fundraisers for the project, attended by many wonderful community members who support our project
  • Key financial donors:
    • Palomar Health's Community Action Council of Poway / Rancho Bernardo / Penasquitos
    • The Kiwanis Club of Los Rancheros
    • Bernardo Gardeners Club
    • The Current Wisdom Foundation
    • Louise Siddall
    • Girl Scout Troop 8706
    • Gaby Mergenthal
  • Key in-kind donors
    • Palomar Health Foundation for serving as our fiscal agent
    • The Seven Oaks Community Center for hosting a backyard produce donation site
    • Kellogg Garden Products - for garden supplies
    • Hunter Industries for irrigation supplies
    • Replica Printing for donating our banner
    • Will Lenhart - who doubled the size of the garden as his Eagle Scout project
  • Other generous donors:
    • Victory Gardens of San Diego - advice, encouragement, and help in building the fence
    • San Diego Community Garden Network