We want to increase access to nutrition in our communities. Parkway gardening allows us to utilize arable land in a convenient manner to produce nutritious herbs and produce.
As of now, the laws vary among counties as to whether you can legally plant parkway gardens without a permit. These permits can cost, in the case of the City of Los Angeles - whose City Council recently voted to legalize parkway garden without a permit – upwards of $400.
The People of Los Angeles have decided that the benefits achieved from allowing city residents to legally plant parkway gardens outweigh the costs associated with foregoing the $400 license fee. Granted, every city is unique, and each city and town in California has its own respective subset of characteristics and needs. While parkway gardening may not be proper in every community, it may be very beneficial to yours!
We invite community organizers throughout California to evaluate the needs of their respective communities to see if parkway gardening would be substantially beneficial.