Community Gardens of Tucson

Our vision is to create a stronger, healthier, more vibrant Tucson through our community gardens and partnerships. 

Our mission is to build community gardens where Tucsonans grow food, work and learn together, and nurture well-being in our communities.

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Come Garden With Us!

If you’ve ever wished you could grow your own tasty organic food, Community Gardens of Tucson has a plot for you!  We have 19 gardens located across the city, each with automatic irrigation and tools. And when you garden with us you become a member of a supportive gardening community that is with you every step of the way. Meet new friends and have lots of fun while enjoying your harvest!

We garden organically, practice water conservation and other natural methods to protect our environment. We create a space for sharing knowledge, cultures, and traditions between generations. We offer plot fee assistance and work exchange to those who need help and inspire each other through our programs. And we put  Kids in Gardens.

We know we can only be strong when our gardeners are as diverse as the plants we nourish. We share, work, learn and grow together, especially during these challenging times… This is the heart of community gardening. Join us!

“CGT has been the place we run to to escape isolation. It helped me [when my hours were cut] and my wife because she lost her job…Economically, despite COVID we needed food…and we were still getting food from the community gardens.”

Our Latest News

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Huge Thanks to the Graesser Foundation at Tucson Foundations for Their Generous Gift of $25,000!

The grant will be used for CGT’s general operations, setting the stage for what will be a transformative chapter in our organization’s history

Read the Details Here!

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Reuben Naranjo

This summer we collected devil’s claw from several of our gardens and gave them to Reuben Naranjo, a native O’odham basket maker, to process and use in his craft. 

See How Reuben Weaves Us into His Art

 

 

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Fry's Donates $15,000 to Help Fight Food Insecurity!

Fry’s presented this generous check to CGT during a community gardening revitalization event at the Pio Decimo Garden. And KOLD TV was there to film it!

Watch the Story Here!

 

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Thank You Sundt Foundation!

Community Gardens of Tucson extends its deepest appreciation and gratitude to the SUNDT Foundation for their recent grant of $2,500!  These funds will provide gardening scholarships to families so they can grow their own food.

Read How This Gift Supports Families!

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Support CGT & Save!

You can take advantage of the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit program to support our mission and programs and save on your 2021 state income taxes!

Here’s How!

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Thanks to Desert Garden Club’s Adopt A Garden Sponsorship!

The Desert Garden Club of Tucson has done it again! The Club’s generous grant of $1,000 will increase our impact throughout Tucson by providing greater neighborhood gardening opportunities for individuals and families who want to grow fresh, healthy, and nutritious food for the table.

Read more about it here!

Our Vision, Mission and Values

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Our Vision, Mission and Values

This video highlights our Vision, Mission and Values. Theses will be our guiding principles for this new decade and a changing world. To create a community where everyone is able to grow, share and learn.  Together.

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Community Gardens of Tucson

5049 E Broadway, Suite 300
Tucson, AZ 85711
520-795-8823
admin@communitygardensoftucson.org

CGT recognizes the historical injustices perpetrated upon the Indigenous people of the Tucson Basin. We honor and celebrate the cultures and contributions of those whose land we now garden on.

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