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3/30/20 update: For the time being The Garden Kitchen is closed. The current plan is to resume in person activities August 1st. In the meantime, if you need anything please send us a note at [email protected]. Also be sure to visit us on social media to check out our #HealthyTogether campaign!

Welcome to The Garden Kitchen

The Garden Kitchen offers seed-to-table gardening and cooking education, nutrition education, and physical activity opportunities.  We work with community members as well as organizations and governments to deliver this programming throughout Pima County.


As a seed-to-table program, our aim to increase families’ food security, the availability of healthy foods, and opportunities for physical activity.  We want families learn about every step of bringing a healthy meal to the kitchen table — from growing and purchasing foods on a budget, to accessing their local farmers market, how to store foods to preserve their freshness, and preparing quick and easy meals, that the whole family can be involved in making.


We do this by empowering families with the skills and knowledge to make wholesome, nutritious meals on any budget, supporting community gardens, and providing classes on a variety of topics. Our interactive and engaging classes aim to motivate community members, of all skill levels, to jump in and get cooking, gardening, and physically active! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, our goal is to inspire you to make healthy food choices that have a lasting, positive impact on the health and wellness of you and your family.  Check out our events and classes tab to get started!


Don’t live in Pima County?  That’s okay!  Check out our online resources and partners page to see where you can find this type of education locally.


The Garden Kitchen is a University of Arizona Cooperative Extension program, established in partnership with the City of South Tucson,  Pima County, and the University of Arizona. https://extension.arizona.edu/legal-disclaimer https://www.fns.usda.gov/usda-nondiscrimination-statement

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