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Orange Home Grown


Volunteer Fair Fosters Civic Engagement for Students in the Community

December 18, 2023 by | Community

At Chapman University, community engagement is not just a buzzword; it’s a way of life. The university’s dedication to creating a culture of service and social responsibility is apparent from the students’ first days on campus, starting with a Volunteer Fair held in September in the Attallah Piazza. During this year’s Volunteer Fair, organized by

Orange Home Grown Celebrates 10 Years of Urban Agriculture Executive Director Megan Penn reflects on the impacts of the Farmer's Market and Education Farm over the past 10 years

June 1, 2021 by | Community

When the farmers market in Old Town Orange opened on the morning of May 7, 2011, no one really knew how it would turn out. “I remember standing at the packing house at six o’clock in the morning wondering if anybody would show up,” says Megan Penn, executive director of Orange Home Grown, the non-profit

Chapman students support local farmers and artisans at Chapman Day at the farmer’s market Orange Home Grown welcomes students, faculty and staff to reap the benefits of their long-standing partnership with the university

February 8, 2021 by | Community

Last Saturday, Feb. 6, Orange Home Grown, Chapman’s University Program Board, and the local farmers and artisans joined forces to host a Chapman Day at the farmer’s market.  Chapman students, faculty and staff alike flocked to the market to take part in discounts offered by participating vendors. The folks at Orange Home Grown were happy

3rd Annual Merchant’s Day Sees Record Turn Out Students interact with local businesses and organizations to learn more about the surrounding community

September 27, 2019 by | Community

Students, faculty, and staff gathered to experience quite a spectacle on September 18th as over a dozen local businesses and organizations lined the perimeter of Attallah Piazza.  The unique booths full of free samples, games, and prizes made the 3rd Annual Merchant’s Day, hosted by Chapman’s Office of Community Relations, an enjoyable time for those

Orange Home Grown partnership still bountiful

January 24, 2018 by | Community

After moving across the street to welcome 2018, the award-winning Orange Home Grown Farmers and Artisans Market has room to grow, and the partnership between Chapman University and Orange Home Grown is thriving. Selected as Best Farmers Market by the Orange County Register’s Best of Orange County 2017 and honored with a Grassroots Initiative award

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