How would one get passers-by to understand the purpose and process involved in each community garden? A major concern is increasing involvement. This is difficult because there are dozens of gardens, each with a different purpose for their food from summer-school meals to personal plots.
An eye-catching sign was designed which could display an array of information without being overwhelming or cluttered. The sign took the form of a tree, representing the distribution of knowledge and growth. Each sign would be painted by volunteers using site-specific information and colors, becoming a symbol of action