24th + MAIN

This farmstead is growing in partnership with Catholic Community Services and Monica's Village Place near the intersection of Jackson and 23rd. Our first plot broke ground on 24th Ave S and S Main St with the help of volunteers from Student Conservation Association in the summer of 2015. We are currently in the midst of our second phase of garden build-out to expand North on the 24th Ave planting strip with the help of generous donations from PCC Natural Markets and Cedar Grove Compost! We'll be working with the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation this fall to create a fruit and berry orchard along the CCS offices - hope you can join us!

Contact selena@alleycat-acres.org for more info!

Produce from this garden is donated to residents of Monica's Village Place, Mary's Place Food Bank, and YWCA Cherry Street Food Bank

Our Partners

Catholic Community Services employees and volunteers come from many faith traditions to serve and support poor and vulnerable people through the provision of quality, integrated services and housing. Their focus is on those individuals, children, families, and communities struggling with poverty and the effects of intolerance and racism. CCS actively joins with others to work for justice.

The developers of Monica’s Village Place I are the Village Spirit Center for Community Change and Healing, a housing and services initiative of the Archdiocesan Housing Authority (AHA), and AHA. Monica's Village Place provides 51 units, including eight studios, eight one-bedroom, 28 two-bedroom and 10 three-bedroom apartments, commercial space, a computer room, and a multipurpose room. The building is oriented around a central courtyard that includes a play area for children and a healing/reflection garden. All units are affordable to households making 30 percent to 50 percent of the area median income. Thirty-eight units are reserved for families experiencing homelessness.