Learn To Garden


New Gardeners Program

Grow Organic Vegetables for Free!

Each year Plant-Grow-Share provides families in Central Neighborhood with all of the materials to grow their own food:

  • Vegetable Raised Beds

  • Fertile Soil

  • Plants and Seeds

  • Gardening Classes

  • 1-on-1 Consultation

  • A Community of Gardeners

Who CAn Participate?

Low income families, people of color and Indigenous people are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference given to Central neighborhood residents, but people from surrounding neighborhoods are also welcome to apply.

How to Participate:

  • Complete application form

  • Attend 6 gardening classes

  • Volunteer 1 time at the market

  • Share produce with free market (Optional)

The program lasts from April through October. Applications are due April 22, 2019. Contact Fernanda at (612) 315-1501 or fernanda@thecentralneighborhood.com to apply.

 Not Low Income? Or did you Miss the deadline for this year?

We would still love to get you involved with the project! Check out the volunteer page!

And see below for workshop opportunities!



Workshop and class topics include:

  • Indoor Seed Starting

  • Raised Bed building

  • Transplanting

  • Soil Fertility and Health

  • Pest and Weed Identification

  • Harvest and Food Preservation

  • Putting the Garden to Bed

Classes are free to those in the new gardeners program and will be offered to others at a sliding scale fee. For more information on dates and to sign up, send an email to Growfood@thecentralneighborhood.com