Category Archive: Irby Park

Irby Park Community Garden Project Set Aside

A public forum was held on April 28, 2014 to discuss the concept of a Community Garden and Passive Park t0 be developed in the vacant land adjacent to Irby Park.  Community members who attended the meeting overwhelmingly expressed their disapproval of a project to build a second community garden location at the site.  Only a small …

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Huntington Beach Considers Second Community Garden

City officials will start work on founding a second community garden in Huntington Beach. BY JAIMEE LYNN FLETCHER / STAFF WRITER Published: March 19, 2014 Updated: 8:52 a.m. Councilman Joe Shaw on Monday brought forward a proposal to build a 2.5-acre garden at Irby Park and form a volunteer-based group to restore the remaining five …

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From Parking Lot, H.B. Community Garden Flourishes

It might seem like an unlikely picture – patches of vegetables thriving beneath towering, buzzing Southern California Edison power lines on what used to be a massive gravel parking lot. By ANNIE ZAK / ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Published: Sept. 11, 2013 Updated: Sept. 12, 2013 10:50 a.m. But the Huntington Beach Community Garden, a nonprofit, …

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HBCG Surveys Irby Neighborhood

HB City Council members have asked HBCG to consider building a second community garden on a portion of vacant land adjacent to Irby Park.  This site has been has been deemed unsuitable for many purposes because it sits on a bog, but it is ideal for a community garden! Some of the specific features of …

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