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Silicon Valley’s First-of-Its-Kind Urban Farm Community Celebrates Grand Opening

Santa Clara, Calif. – Housing leaders, developers, and partners will celebrate the grand opening of Agrihood, California’s largest urban farm and affordable housing community. The development includes below market units prioritized for low-income seniors and veterans, along with programs such as farmers markets and gardening lessons on its 1.5 acres of open space.
Agrihood is one of the latest projects funded by the 2016 Measure A Affordable Housing Bond. The event, hosted by Core Companies, will include a diverse array of partners from the City and County of Santa Clara as well as local community members, who will gather to commemorate the unveiling of this impactful project.
Mayor Lisa Gillmor, City of Santa Clara
Noni Ramos, CEO, Housing Trust Silicon Valley
Heather Hood, Vice President, Enterprise Community Partners
Consuelo Hernandez, Director, County of Santa Clara Office of Supportive Housing
Preston Smith, Executive Director, Santa Clara County Housing Authority
Vince Cantore, Vice President, The Core Companies
Chris Neale, President, The Core Companies
Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, at 11:30 a.m.
90 N. Winchester Boulevard
Santa Clara, CA  95050  

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About The Core Companies
Established in 1989, The Core Companies is a vertically-integrated real estate development and construction firm. Core’s mission is to create vibrant new home communities at all levels of affordability in transit-, job- and recreation-friendly locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, with a focus on enhancing the quality of life for our residents and continuing to play a positive role in the fabric of the neighborhoods we create. In addition to developing and constructing its own projects, Core also offers third-party pre-development, development management and construction services.
About the County of Santa Clara, California
The County of Santa Clara government serves a diverse, multicultural population of 1.9 million residents in Santa Clara County, Calif., making it more populous than 14 states in the United States. The County provides essential services to its residents, including public health protection, environmental stewardship, medical services through the County of Santa Clara Health System, child and adult protection services, homelessness prevention and solutions, roads, park services, libraries, emergency response to disasters, protection of minority communities and those under threat, access to a fair criminal justice system, and many other public benefits.

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Media contacts: María Leticia Gómez, County of Santa Clara Office of Communications and Public Affairs, (408) 299-5119, [email protected]; Nate Galvan, (408) 710-1668, [email protected]

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