Since August 2009, the Garden project has served as a full production urban farm and the cornerstone of our Nutrition Education Program. In 2010, the one-acre site produced 20,000 lbs of fresh produce including watermelon, cantaloupe, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, beans, and many herbs.
Have your own garden? Please consider “Plant a Row for the Hungry,” a national campaign initiated by the Garden Writes Association that encourages home gardeners to plant an extra row to donate to those in need. For more information, please contact Cara.
Aquaponics is coming up!! Sign up today for this FREE WORKSHOP.
Each year we host a series of workshops on a variety of topics relevant to first time and experienced gardeners. Click here to view the current schedule and RSVP.
On-site training for the beginner gardener looking for some tips are available year round and coincide with current projects in the Garden. Please contact Cara for more information.
Speaking engagements can be scheduled upon request.
Our volunteer opportunities are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 am -11 am and Saturdays from 9 am-11 am. Volunteering in the garden must be scheduled and confirmed ahead of time. To sign up (or submit an inquiry), please fill out this form.
Please be aware that 95% of our volunteer work is done outside, weather permitting. Please wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothes and closed toe shoes.
We accept volunteers of all ages, anyone age 13 or below will need to come with an adult.
Interested in starting your own garden? The Garden @ HPFB is a teaching and learning environment, this allows us to use our experiences (good and bad!) to help others. Be sure to browse the documents, websites and publications listed here for a multitude of information for gardening in the Panhandle.