Welcome to Growing Gardens

Growing Gardens is a non-profit organization founded in 1998. 

Our Mission: To cultivate community through sustainable urban agriculture.

Our Vision: People experiencing a direct and deep connection with food, the land and each other.


Fresh News 

Support the Pollinator Pavilion

We are SO close to completing fundraising for the Pollinator Pavilion--our new building that will house a year-round teaching space, kitchen, harvest area and offices. Please help us complete this critical project. Click here to learn more and donate today


2018 Internships LIVE!

Spring applications due soon!

We're excited to share that 2018 internships are now online!

Please read the descriptions and fill out all application materials. Each internship has a different application deadline. Internships include:

  • Environmental Education
  • Sustainable Farming & Greenhouse Management
  • Non-profit Operations & Management
  • Non-profit Marketing & Outreach

January School Day Off classes with Growing Gardens 

AM: 8:30am-12:30pm

PM: 12:30pm-4:00pm

All classes are held at Platt Middle School and are $49/each. Each class will have a garden themed activity!

Click the links below to go to our 2018 classes.

 Tues, Jan 2: 
AM: So you want to be a Beekeeper?

PM: Honeybees and their Gifts to Us: Lip Balms and Salves 

Wed, Jan 3: 
AM: Artists in the Garden: Van Gogh and O'Keeffe

PM: Art in Nature

Thurs, Jan 4: 
AM: Animal Tracking in the Winter Garden

PM: Garden Chefs: Winter Treats

Fri, Jan 5: 
AM: Natural Treasures and Garden Terrariums

PM: Gardener for a Day! 

Mon, Jan 8: 
AM: Medicinal Herbs

PM: Garden Chefs: Chocolate Making