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COMMUNITY AND SCHOOL GARDENS

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The community and school garden program supports garden-related projects that enhance the nutrition, health and wellness, environment, academics and cultural atmosphere of community organizations and schools. The program provides education and technical assistance to community groups and schools to equip them with the tools they need to develop vibrant gardens and to cultivate outdoor learning environments.

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CONTACT

Susan Webb

Community and School Gardens

Extension Agent I, M.A., M.P.H.

863-519-7307

styler0308@ufl.edu 

RESOURCES

Grow to Learn Guide

UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program

School Garden Resources: Curriculum & Grants

Community Gardening Toolkit

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