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TGS in the News!
October 12, 2021
Meet the urban farmer giving back to the West Sacramento community
Alfred Melbourne is the owner and operator of Three Sisters Garden, an indigenous led non-profit organization, that oversees four farms in West Sacramento.
October 5, 2021
Sacramentans of color are most interested in homegrown food but have few resources. These local gardeners want to change things.
The Sacramento Bee
August 12, 2020
‘Growing food has given us a voice.’ How West Sac farmers are cultivating social justice
Alfred Melbourne talk about how they use Native American traditions to create opportunities with Broderick nonprofit Three Sisters Gardens.
West Sacramento News Ledger
February 10, 2019
Three Sisters Gardens: Growing food and community in Broderick
When Broderick resident Alfred Melbourne was released from prison three years ago, he knew he wanted to give back to his community. But he wasn’t sure how. He had just served 18 years in prison, due to bad choices he made in his youth. Prison was “a horrible experience” for Alfred. “Sitting in jail, I wondered how I could stop people from having to experience what I did. I wanted to give young people a better opportunity.”