Edible Campus Program - Student Garden Project


SCH Number
Public Agency
University of California, Santa Barbara
Document Title
Edible Campus Program - Student Garden Project
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Document Description
The Santa Barbara campus is proposing to install a garden with 20-4 by 16 foot and 4-4 by 6 raised beds to grow food for distribution through the Associated Students Food Bank and other campus outlets. Activities in space will include larger volunteer workdays, small classes and educational workshops, and daily maintenance tasks such as planting, weeding, and harvesting. The project site approximately 15,024 square feet and includes a small greenhouse, shed, and pergola. The site will be ADA accessible.

Contact Information

Shari Hammond
Agency Name
University of California, Santa Barbara
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency


Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Cross Streets
West Campus, West Campus Point Lane, UC Santa Barbara

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S: 15304
Reasons for Exemption
The student garden would be installed on a disturbed, mulched area and no vegetation or trees would be removed. Archeological resources have been identified at the project site and are avoided through site design and specific excavation depths for fencing and utilities. None of the exceptions to the exemption apply.

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