South Park Community Garden

group at SPark garden


The South Park Community Garden, located on the northwest corner of Jimmy Simmons Blvd and Vermont Street, Beaumont, TX, is a partnership between the South Park community and the Lamar community.

South Park Community Garden’s mission is to improve community health:

  • Physically by increasing accessibility of fruits and vegetables as well as providing education on nutrition and food preparation.
  • Socially by providing opportunities for fellow-ship, education, and opportunities for the disadvantaged.
  • Economically by developing a sustainable local food system.

The South Park Community Garden provides fresh healthy food for anyone, brings diverse people together, and provides education empowering the community to grow its own healthy food.

The following donors founded the South Park Community Garden:

Friends of the Garden

  • Kirkseys Sprint Printing
  • M and D Supply
  • Southeast Texas Food Bank
  • Sutherlands Lumber

Silver Donor
Ritter Lumber Company

Gold Donor
Community Bank

Platinum Donor
Lamar University