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A signature MSHS program, Garden-in-a-Box (GIAB) brings more than 500 gardening kits to 80+ organizations across Minnesota every year. GIAB gives thousands of underserved children, adults and families the chance to learn how to garden and grow fresh food.

What is GIAB?

Our signature community outreach program, GIAB brings garden kits to our youngest neighbors.

Who Qualifies

GIAB serves community organizations across the state of Minnesota. See if your group is eligible to participate.

Apply Online

Our 2020 growing season is already underway, but we welcome you to still complete an online application and join our waitlist.


Foundation and corporate grants and individual gifts fund this program. Learn more about GIAB's supporters and how you can help.

Success Stories

See what past participants are saying about their GIAB experience.

This is a fantastic program—our school appreciates it!

Rachel (Edward Neill Elementary School)

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

Katrina (Lake Park Audubon Elementary School)

The kids LOVE it!"

Alyssa (St. Paul Park & Rec)