We're here to build bridges through food.

The word ‘puentes’ in Spanish means ‘bridges’, and that’s what we’re here to represent.

P.U.E.N.T.E.S. stands for Promotores Unidas Para La Educación Nacional Tecnologías Sostenibles.

Learn more about Our Story


PUENTES is a California based 501(c)3 nonprofit that fights food deserts, advocates for food education, and encourages the sustainable development of communities by cultivating a connection between people, their food, and their environment. Want to learn more? Head to our About Us page.


We provide underprivileged communities access to naturally grown produce, foster economic growth by incubating local businesses, boost local urban forestry efforts, and so much more! See what we're up to on our Projects page.


We rely on community members like you who believe in our mission to help push us forward and keep us growing. From plantings trees, building Victory Gardens, to lending an open hand, visit our Get Involved page to learn more and let us know you're interested.

We connect our community with...

  • Backyard Victory Gardens
  • Educational resources and workshops for all ages
  • Cleaner air
  • A healthy relationship to their food

Want to power our growth?

Sustainable Solutions
for modern problems

Farm plots currently growing food
Families impacted by our organization
Volunteers trained

Stockton-based PUENTES’ Children’s Urban Farm Classroom teaches students about nutrition and how to grow food. Read Full Article Here!

Let’s be friends! Share your pictures, videos, and experiences with us, tell us how we can improve; we want to hear it all! If we can be of service to you in any way, Contact Us.