Community Garden to Neighborhood Market Model Kicks Off in Linda Vista

La Tiendita Linda Vista is a small neighborhood grocer and a participant in UC San Diego’s Healthy Retail Program. They have implemented some significant changes to promote access to fresh, local produce. As a part of this effort, they have partnered with the Linda Vista Community Garden at Bayside Community Center, only 2 blocks away from La Tiendita, to source locally grown fresh produce. Produce available at La Tiendita varies weekly, but typically includes fresh herbs and tomatoes this summer.

We would like to thank Stephanie Hernandez, the store manager at La Tiendita, and Amy Zink, the head gardener at Linda Vista Community Garden for all their hard work through the planning and implementation process.

La Tiendita Linda Vista is located at: 2187 Ulric Street, San Diego, CA 92111

Looking for more locally-grown produce?

Be sure to check out Linda Vista Community Garden’s stand at the Linda Vista Farmer’s Market, every Thursday from 3-7PM, located at: 6939 Linda Vista Road, San Diego, CA 92111

For more information, like them on Facebook! Show your support for local growers by stopping by La Tiendita or the Linda Vista Farmer’s Market this week!

Market Manager Stephanie Hernandez showcasing her new locally grown cherry tomatoes for sale
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