About Vegas Roots

Vegas Roots Community Garden (formerly Tonopah Community Garden) is a community-based nonprofit organization in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Opened and operated by Together We Can, the garden utilizes over four acres of vacant property right near Downtown Las Vegas.  Since it’s establishment in March 2010, Vegas Roots continues to be our city’s FIRST and ONLY urban farm.

Our Mission
To create a caring and productive community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable food system and an eco-friendly environment

Our Objectives

  1. To produce fresh food
  2. To build young leaders
  3. To create neighborhood connectedness and opportunities for contribution
  4. To promote healthy bodies and minds

Who We Serve

  • low income families
  • at-risk youth
  • children
  • seniors
  • veterans
  • homeless

Our Community Partners

  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Corporations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Community groups
  • Individual residents

Our Accomplishments

  • Served around 800 visitors yearly
  • Donate/sell around 60lbs fresh produce weekly
  • Host about 6 field trips yearly
  • Helped 85 families adopt healthy eating habits and lifestyles
  • Provide space for community service hours
  • Trained WEX Youth participants