UA Community & School Garden Program

Tucson, Arizona, USA


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The UA Community and School Garden Program connects students in public schools with Tucson's 4,000-year agricultural legacy by planting, maintaining, and engaging in school gardens. Using gardens as dynamic educational tools, we help cultivate community, connect students with their local food system and use gardens as STEM learning labs.

What We Do

We connect Tucson educators and community organizations with university students eager to participate in the school garden movement occurring throughout the country. University student interns are matched with low-income school and community placement sites where they support the installation, development and maintenance of a garden program.


Sallie M
Sallie M.

Founding Director

Brit P
Brit P.

Program Manager

Tamara L.

Volunteer Manager

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