A community garden is a Collaborative GreenSpace in which the participants share in both the maintenance and the rewards. There is a long tradition of community gardening in various parts of the United States and around the world.
Why Get Involved with Urban Farming & Community Gardening?
Reasons abound for involvement in community gardening, including the chance to:
Increase self-esteem, bolster confidence and encourage learning in children
Provide positive work experiences for at-risk youth
Grow fresh produce
Improve nutrition and fitness
Share the joys and wonders of gardening
Promote healthier communities
Who Gets Involved in Urban Farms & Community Gardening?
Many different groups are involved in Urban Farming & community gardening, including:
- Homeowner associations
- Neighborhood block groups
- Religious organizations
- Primary and secondary schools
- Colleges and universities
- Social service agencies
- Health care facilities
- Correctional institutions
- Gardening club
Thank you for supporting Urban Geoponics, a community farm initiative. Please continue to visit our website for updates on volunteer opportunities, education summits, workshops, and direct access to fresh produce.
Your contributions will help us educate local residents about the importance of a healthy diet, nutrition and consistent exercise through inter-generational programs and activities. Our aim is to expand to communities throughout Florida. Feel free to donate whatever you may like. We appreciate your support in advance.
YOUR DONATIONS ARE WELCOME!