The Norman Harriton Community Garden is currently comprised of an eclectic mix of households united by their love of organic gardening and a strong sense of community. The garden was founded in 2000 by the late Norman Harriton at the suggestion of Adam Weisman. Norm’s determined leadership transformed a thicket of weeds into a bounty of organic vegetables.
The Garden is a joint venture between Lycee International de Los Angeles (LILA) and the Franklin Hills Residents Association. There are bylaws that govern membership. Currently the elected garden co-coordinators are: Sarah Krouss and
Norman Harriton 1925 - 2004
FHRA community leader Norman Harriton, founder of the Franklin Hills Community Garden, passed away on May 18, 2004. Norm lived in the Franklin Hills for six decades and will be remembered not only for the determination that changed a weedy field into a productive community asset but for his many other services to our community and most of all for his wisdom and gentle nature.
Norm will be lovingly remembered in the seeds, soil and sweat he invested in the Franklin Hills Community Garden.