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Growing Food 

Everyone can grow his or her own food, be it in a field or in a pot.  Below is a list of local resources to help you get started in your own farming adventure.

Vegetable Gardening Information

Seeds of Change
For information from soil fertilizing to harvesting, visit the gardening information page.

University of MN Extension
Provides information on upcoming workshops, diagnostics for plant issues, and tips on how to grow specific plants. 
Call a Master Gardner at 651.704.2071 | Master Gardener website 

Gardening Classes and Workshops for Youth 

Urban Roots (The Community Design Center of Minnesota) and The Youth Farm & Market Project offer exciting workshops for youth. 
Urban Roots | Youth Farm & Market Project

Find a Community Garden Near You

Gardening Matters 
This map identifies community gardens in Saint Paul and Minneapolis, find a community garden near you and get involved! 

For information on your community’s garden visit your city’s web page.
Saint Paul | Bloomington | Maplewood | Roseville | Circle Pines | Falcon Heights

Starting a Community Garden
Gardening Matters
Gardening resources and information on how to get involved in community gardens. Contact Mark Granlund to propose a new site on parks property | 651.632.2454

Saint. Paul Community Garden Home
Interested in starting a community garden in St. Paul?  Visit the website. 

Homegrown Minneapolis
Interested in starting a community garden in Minneapolis? Visit the website.

Success stories

Farnsworth Aerospace Magnet
Learn how the Ramsey - Washington Metro Watershed District has transformed an empty space next to a local school building.