Growing Alternative Resource Development and Enterprise Network (G.A.R.D.E.N. Inc.)


Support Services and Collaborating Organizations

PLEASE NOTE:  This website is a work in progress - new site coming soon!

 Arts * Education * Environment * Healing

GARDEN Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides support services to many wonderful organizations, artists, environmentalists, educators and creative individuals.

Support Services:

* Grantwriting and editing
* Fundraising and development
* Non-profit management, advisement and collaboration
* Special event production
* Education and outreach
* Arts funding and individual artist support
* Culture and community
* Sustainable agriculture and development
* Systems integration and alternative technologies
* Fiscal sponsorship opportunities
* Organic gardening, vermiculture and composting consultation

Collaborating Organizations:


LiveWired 
http://www.livewired.org

Outward Visions 
http://www.outwardvisions.com

Passin' Thru
http://passinthru.org

Tucson Arts Brigade 
http://www.tucsonartsbrigade.org

TARA Foundation for Marine Research http://www.taramarineexpeditions.org

Rillito River Project 
http://www.rillitoriverproject.org/

The Water Project
http://www.waterprojectfestival.org/

Sky Island Alliance
http://www.skyislandalliance.org

Sonoran Glass Art Academy
http://www.sonoranglass.org

Southwest Center for Law & Policy 
http://www.swclap.org

Chamber Music Plus Southwest
http://www.chambermusicplus.org

Tucson Meet Yourself
http://www.tucsonmeetyourself.org

02 Modern Fitness
http://www.o2modernfitness.com

UpStart Bay Area
http://www.upstartbayarea.org

Hazon Food Conference
http://www.hazon.org/programs/food-conference

Southern Arizona Coalition on the Environment & Jewish Life
(SAZ COEJL) http://www.southernarizonacoejl.org/

Building Health: Energy Medicine & the Arts http://www.deborahmayaan.com/

Lucky Nickel Ranch
http://www.luckynickelranch.com/

Tolerant Nation
http://tolerantnation.wordpress.com/about

Fox Tucson Theatre
http://www.foxtucsontheatre.org

The Loft Cinema
http://www.loftcinema.com

KXCI Community Radio
http://www.kxci.org

Miles Exploratory Learning Center
http://edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/Miles/

World of Originality, Inc.
http://wooinc.org/

Arts and Education Continuum http://artseducationcontinuum.org

Dunam Ground
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dunam-Ground/180382568670088?ref=ts

Watershed Management Group
http://www.watershedmg.org

Green Retrofit Co-op
http://www.greenretrofitcoop.org

BICAS (Bicycle Inter-Community Action & Salvage)
http://bicas.org

Raices Taller 222 Gallery & Workshop
http://raicestaller222.webs.com

Planet Coexist - Earth Walk 2011
http://www.planetcoexist.com

Tucson High Magnet School
http://edweb.tusd.k12.az.us/thms

Cochise County Learning Advisory Council (CCLAC)

Imeinu Doulas

...and countless individuals who have benefited from our services, like:

Joseph Daley, musician, composer, educator
www.jodamusic.com

Lisa Alcalay Klug, author "Cool Jew"
http://www.cooljewbook.com/

Oliver Lake, musican, artist, poet
http://oliverlake.net/

Fred Ho, jazz musician
http://www.bigredmediainc.com/

Sande Zeig, filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sande_Zeig

Steven Swidler, dentist and owner, Medicine Wheel Dental www.medicinewheeldental.com/

Steve Rowland, producer 
http://www.artistowned.com/

Lynn Saul, poet and author 
http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Say-Satoraljaujhely-finding-Hungarian/dp/1884106099

Michael B. Schwartz, artist/muralist
http://www.michaelbschwartz.com/

Jodi Netzer, dancer/performance artist
http://www.jodinetzer.com/

Julie Stein, artist 

Deborah Mayaan, writer/artist

David Tineo, artist
http://davidtineo.blogspot.com

Salvador Duran, musican/artist
http://www.myspace.com/salvadorduranmusic

Howard Salmon, artist
http://howardsalmon.com

Sahra Hirsi, refugee community advocate

Publications, Events, Grants and Press

  • 2011 Hazon Food Conference presenter: Urban Innovations:
    Solving hunger, apathy, food access and poverty through unconventional combinations
    . August 19, 2011, UC Davis.

    Nonprofit Advisor for quarterly articles featuring a variety of local community benefit organizations - Inside Tucson Business, www.insideTucsonBusiness.com

    Sky Island Exposure: Art Lottery, Silent Auction, Poetry and Music benefit event, November 11, 2010 at The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, Tucson, AZ. Brought together over 100 artists, environmentalists and supporters in a fundraising event for the Sky Island Alliance.

    New publication and book review recommendation:
    "Learning to Say 'Satoraljaujhely':  Finding a Place in a Hungarian Jewish Family by Lynn Saul, Jumping Cholla Press

    Recent grants received:
    Three out of ten grants awarded in the State of AZ for 2012 from the National Endowment for the Arts!

    Tucson Meet Yourself from the NEA ArtWorks: Folklore and Traditional Arts and State Partnership Grant awards.

    Sonoran Glass Art Academy from the NEA Artworks: Arts in Education Grant award.

    Tucson Arts Brigade from the Kresge Foundation, Arts in Tucson P.L.A.C.E. Initiative Grant Award.

    Sonoran Glass Art Academy from the National Endowment for the Arts, Learning in the Arts Grant Award.

    Check out our blog (under construction):
    http://gardeninc.wordpress.com/

    Press:
    Watershed Management Group Project in Dunbar Spring Neighborhood
    http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/messina/Content?oid=1909325

    Making Tucson a Greener Place
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPkwrdwzFYA&feature=player_embedded

    SAZ COEJL Members involved with Water Harvesting Project
    http://tucson.ujcfedweb.org/page.aspx?id=179986

    The G.R.E.E.N. Project (Gardening, Recycling, Environmental Education and Nutrition Project), Miles Exploratory Learning Center, K-8 public school in Tucson, Arizona.
    http://edweb.tusd1.org/miles/garden/garden1.pdf




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