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Ryan Thayer Q&A

Ryan Thayer Q&A

Desert Botanical Garden is excited to announce Ryan Thayer has joined as the first executive director for Spaces of Opportunity. Spaces of Opportunity is a 14-acre incubator farm, family garden and on-site farmers market in south Phoenix that provides affordable...
Fund the Farm

Fund the Farm

More than 400 community leaders, philanthropists and Garden friends attended the Garden’s 6th annual Fund the Farm fundraiser for Spaces of Opportunity. The proceeds, which exceeded donation and attendance expectations, will help support farmers who care for and tend...
Diversity Month | Meet Hussein Al Hamka

Diversity Month | Meet Hussein Al Hamka

In celebration of diversity month, learn about how Garden staff and the plants from around the world contribute to the culture of the Garden.   This week, meet Hussein Al Hamka–a farmer at Spaces of Opportunity. Arriving in Arizona with hope for a brighter future,...
Darren Chapman | A Community Pro

Darren Chapman | A Community Pro

Meet Darren Chapman– Darren is a community pro-activist who has committed his life to helping people. He is Founder and CEO of TigerMountain Foundation (TMF), which has implemented Empowerment Initiatives to uplift communities and eliminate blight. TMF’s initiatives...
Spaces of Opportunity | Farmers Markets

Spaces of Opportunity | Farmers Markets

Spaces Farmer’s Markets Saturdays | 7 – 9 p.m. 1200 W. Vineyard Rd Phoenix, Arizona 85041 Recipes courtesy of Gertrude’s Restaurant   Tomato Salad Ingredients: 2 beefsteak or 3 plum tomatoes, sliced into wedges 2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced ½ small...

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