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Since 2011, we have been working to turn what was a derelict piece of property in Westchester into a thriving green space to be shared by all for the betterment of the entire community.

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Our Mission

The Emerson Avenue Community Garden Club, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organiza­tion run entirely by volunteers working to develop a one acre portion of the campus of Orville Wright Middle School into a sustainable, organic food garden and green space shared by the school and the public at large for the purposes of education and commu­nity building.

Our Hours

School year hours

  • Monday – Friday: 3:15 PM – Sunset

  • Saturday – Sunday: Sunrise – Sunset

Summer & school holiday hours

  • Sunrise – Sunset

Our Location

8050 Emerson Avenue at 80th Place
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Garden Supporters

We thank our contributors for their support

  • The Drollinger Family Charitable Foundation

  • Playa Vista / Brookfield Residential

  • Sony Pictures

  • A Greener World

  • Employees Community Fund of Boeing CA

  • Vons / Community Recycling Center

  • Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa

  • AmeriCorps/Red Cross

  • Wright Middle School/STEAM Magnet

  • LMU Greek Week

  • Bristol Farms

  • Westchester United Methodist Church

  • UCLA Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity

  • UCCE Master Gardeners

  • PlayWorks

  • Tikotsky & Associates

  • Timberland Tree Company

  • Panera Bread of Westchester

  • Boy Scout Troop 915


Get Involved

If you would like to support our garden through donations or volunteer hours, please contact us. 

The greatest service which can be rendered any country is to add a useful plant to its culture.
— Thomas Jefferson

Garden Snapshots