Garden-in-a-Box Program


This week, we're delivering the gift of gardening!

Monday, May 13, our Garden-in-a-Box program was at The Good Acre unloading a huge plant donation from Wagners Greenhouses. Check out some pics! Below is the schedule of distribution days for the program participants.

May 14: Wadena 2:30-4:30 at Wadena Deer Creek High School
May 15: New Ulm 3:30-5:30 at Jefferson Elementary
May 17: Twin Cities 10-6 at The Good Acre
May 18: Twin Cities 10-2 at The Good Acre
May 20: Rochester 2:30-4:30 at Sargents on 2nd
June 1: Duluth (more info coming soon)



This program is funded through foundation and corporate grants, as well as individual gifts. Find out who supports the program and how you can help.

Program Participant Resources

Resources for Garden-in-a-Box program participants. Harvest record, tasting journal, recipes and vegetable gardening information.

Garden-in-a-Box Stories

Read about some of the groups who have participated in the Garden-in-a-Box program over the years.

Garden-in-a-Box Gardens

Almost 400 vegetable garden kits are planted by over 80 organizations across the state of Minnesota every year.

People Served

We are providing gardening opportunities and fresh food to over 3,500 youth and members of low-income families.


“The kids love it!”

-Alyssa Lasar, St. Paul Park & Rec: Rice Rec Center

“We had many parents come in to help, and the kids just enjoyed it... This is such a wonderful opportunity for our students!”

-Katrina O’Connell, Lake Park Audubon Elementary School


“This is a fantastic program that you have, and our school appreciates it!”

-Rachel Theis, Edward Neill Elementary School


Contact Maria Brosofske, Garden-in-a-Box Coordinator, at