Official updates on the progress of the Great Park

Great News! The Great Park Botanical Garden is on the Map!

At Tuesday’s Orange County Great Park Board Meeting, the park development update unveiled a proposed 40-acre site for the future Great Park Botanical Garden. We are so excited.  Next step is to meet with city staff and draft an Exclusive [...]

Great News! The Great Park Botanical Garden is on the Map!2019-10-29T11:02:14-08:00

City of Hope Heads to Great Park Neighborhoods

Recent reports that City of Hope will build a world-class campus for a comprehensive cancer treatment and research center in the Great Park Neighborhoods is Great News for all of us who have been touched by cancer. As an independent [...]

City of Hope Heads to Great Park Neighborhoods2019-07-28T07:50:41-08:00

City Watch – Latest Updates for the City of Irvine

Here at the Great Park Garden Coalition, we are always on the lookout for change and current happenings in our community. Change is constant. With the elections and holidays behind us, the GPGC is getting in gear for the year. [...]

City Watch – Latest Updates for the City of Irvine2019-02-13T10:15:30-08:00

Farm + Food Lab and Solutions for Urban Agriculture Come Together

The Coalition applauds the Great Park Board’s unanimous vote to transfer operation of the Farm + Food Lab to Solutions for Urban Agriculture. The Board approved the transfer at their Nov. 27, 2018 meeting and also voted to “transfer $76,872 [...]

Farm + Food Lab and Solutions for Urban Agriculture Come Together2019-02-08T09:23:56-08:00

What is the Status of the Botanical Garden at the Great Park?

Great Park Garden Coalition’s goal is to preserve the future 59-acre Botanical Garden included in the 2007 approved Great Park Master Plan. The Master Plan is being re-evaluated by the City of Irvine. In October 2017 the City and FivePoint [...]

What is the Status of the Botanical Garden at the Great Park?2018-11-12T15:38:13-08:00

Great Park Garden Coalition joins the American Public Garden Association (APGA)

Four leaders of the Great Park Garden Coalition attended the annual conference of the American Public Garden Association (APGA), June 4-8, 2018, at Disneyland Hotel. Garden CEOs, landscape architects, university professors, and professional horticulturists from across the country could not [...]

Great Park Garden Coalition joins the American Public Garden Association (APGA)2018-11-19T19:59:40-08:00