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 

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In the upcoming months, two new community gardens will be erected in East Pasco County by the UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension Office, through their Community Gardens Program and with the help of gracious partners like the City of Dade City. The gardens will be located at Watson Park (located on North Avenue & Main Avenue between 17th & 19th Street, Dade City) and the land surrounding the Stallings Building (15029 14th Street) in Dade City.

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Sharing Your Community Garden Story

With all the competition for community garden grant funds and donation requests, being able to tell the story of how your garden impacts your community is a key component to garden success. Often, funders and supporters want to see that impact told in numbers. There are a couple easy ways that you can begin to collect impact data in your garden. See below for a list of tips on the types of data to collect and how to track the information. Use

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