Growing Grounds Farm Santa Maria announces its third annual Everything Edible Plant Sale on Saturday, March 28 from 10AM-3PM and Sunday, March 29 from 12-3PM.

Growing Grounds Farm is a program of Transitions-Mental Health Association (TMHA). This fundraiser supports the farm, which provides therapeutic horticulture and paid employment to adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

Featuring almost 40 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and favorites such as strawberries and lettuce, unusual fruits such as goji berries, and hard to find culinary herbs. The farm will also have larger plants such as select varieties of fruit-bearing trees and shrubs.

Growing Grounds Farm is located at 820 W. Foster Road (corner of Foster and California). For more information, call 805-934-2182.


Transitions-Mental Health Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating stigma and promoting recovery and wellness for people with mental illness through work, housing, community and family support services. TMHA operates 30 programs at over 35 locations that reach over 2,000 people and 1,500 families in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties. The emphasis of TMHA’s many services is to teach vital independent living skills, and build a framework for community re-entry through personal empowerment and hands on experience. For over 30 years, TMHA has been dedicated to providing housing, employment, case management and life-skills support to teens and adults with mental illness; and support, resources and education for their loved ones. For more information, visit