Pacifica Gardens is a 30,000 sq. ft. urban agricultural project located on an abandoned soccer field at Linda Mar School, 830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, CA.

Started in 2008, the project is made possible by the combined efforts of many committed volunteers, local donors, and grant organizations.  Becoming a full-fledged registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 2014 has further enabled Pacifica Gardens to pursue its mission...


the community to grow food locally.

Learn more at  About Pacifica Gardens

Projects underway: biointensive food gardens, permaculture food forest, native plants, herbs, fruit tree mini-orchard, large-scale composting, elementary school field trips, youth community service program, food donation program.

View a yearly history of progress at Garden Milestones

Help keep Pacifica Gardens growing...

Veggie Starts Sale

Two Saturdays ...

Saturday, September 9, 2023

10am - 2pm

Saturday, September 16, 2023

10am - 12 noon

at Pacifica Gardens

830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, CA

Enjoy fall veggies grown right from your own garden!


Fall Gardening Educational Event with Master Gardeners

Saturday, September 16, 2023

 Topics covered:

- Creating healthy soil -

- Backyard composting -

- Cover crops for edible gardens -

Time - 1-3pm

at Pacifica Gardens

830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, CA


Native Plant Sale

Saturday, November 11, 2023

10am - 2pm

at Pacifica Gardens

830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, CA

Fortify your garden with water-wise native plants!

Work Days at

Pacifica Gardens

Saturday, September 2, 2023

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Saturday, October 7, 2023

Saturday, October 14, 2023

10am - 2pm

at Pacifica Gardens

830 Rosita Road, Pacifica, CA

Come join the fun digging, propagating, planting,  composting, and harvesting!

Video Corner

(2008) The Pacifica Gardens Story -- Year 1

(2015) Pacifica Gardens Americorp Project - PART 1 -- Urban Traditions PCT Channel 26


(2011) Pacifica Gardens Interview Urban Traditions - PCT Channel 26

(2015) Pacifica Gardens Americorp Project - PART 2 -- Urban Traditions PCT Channel 26

In The News

Loretta O'Brien, co-founder of Pacifica Gardens, was recognized with a special award from the American Public Health Association for her significant contributions working to help create and sustain Pacifica Gardens -- November 2018.

For her work at the Linda Mar Education Center Children's Garden, Pacifica Gardens Board President and Volunteer Coordinator, Ann Mason was the recipient of the Pacifica School District Elna Flynn Outstanding Volunteer Award for 2020!

Ann designed and implemented the LMEC Children's Garden. She works with the preschool students weekly teaching little ones about gardening, teamwork and the joys of eating fresh fruit and veggies straight from the garden.


Pacifica Gardens was featured as the Cover Story for the July 2016 edition of Pacifica Magazine.