Community Gardens

What we do

UF/IFAS Extension Pasco County's Community Gardens Program develops and helps facilitate the creation, early maintenance and management of community gardens in the low-income areas of Pasco County.​​​​​​

​Consult with non-profits and community organizations seeking advice on how to start a community garden.​​​​​ ​

​​​​Teach garden-based leadership training programs to engage emerging garden leaders in the low-income communities of Pasco County, in order to advocate the development of productive and sustainable community gardens.​​​ ​

​​​​Grow your own vegetables! ​​

Plots are now available for lease, free of charge!!!​​ ​

​​​​For more information, please contact Kyle Christmas, Community Gardens Program Assistant at (352) 521-521-1255 or (813) 929-2725 (Land O' Lakes/New Port Richey) if you want to learn more about volunteer opportunities, or want to learn how to start a community garden.​
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We are a co-operative program created by the interdepartmental relationship of the University of Florida and the Pasco County Extension Office. The Community Gardens program originated in the low income communities of Dade City, and is run by the County Extension Director, Dr. Whitney Elmore, and the Community Gardens Program Assistant, Kyle Christmas.

Events and Information!

Community Gardens Program Coversheet
Lease a Community Garden Plot for Free
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