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Garden Implementation

Food based gardening is a beneficial activity that leads to the economical production and consumption of healthy and fresh foods.SNAP-Ed providers can play an instrumental roles in community food gardening for the low-income population. For more information about community gardening please click here

Some ways to implement gardening into your program activities:

  • Establishing community food gardens in low-income areas, such as public housing sites, eligible schools, and qualifying community sites;
  • Assisting with starting a school garden and starting a farm-to-school program;
  • Staff working with Tribal community volunteers to plant a kitchen garden at an FDPIR program site


UC CalFresh SNAP-Ed Allowable Gardening Chart

This list is provided as a guide and is not intended as an exhaustive list. UC CalFresh programs should consider supplies that are available in your county; working with local partners and vendors; and consider how to leverage resources of Non-SNAP-Ed funds or partners. for more information of allowable and unallowable gardening please see the most current SNAP-Ed Guidance for the fiscal year.

    Gardening Curriculum

    • Youth

      • Ag in the Classroom
      • TWIGS
      • Nutrition to Grow On
      • Discovering Healthy Choices


      • Fresh From The Garden


    SNAP-Ed Resource from the SNAP-Ed Connection


      Other Garden Resources