What is it?
A signature MSHS program, Garden-in-a-Box (GIAB) distributes more than 500 gardening kits—including plants, soil, fertilizer, raised beds and growing resources—to 80+ organizations throughout Minnesota every year. GIAB gives thousands of children, adults and families the opportunity to learn how to garden and grow fresh food.
How does it work?
GIAB distributes gardening kits to nonprofit and community organizations, childcare centers and schools. Participating groups receive free plants, seeds, soil, educational materials and support. Click here to see if your group qualifies to participate.
Thanks for your interest in growing together! Our 2021 Garden-in-a-Box registration period has closed, but we welcome you to join our waitlist—we'll contact you if any boxes become available this season or we'll reach out next spring so you can join then. Questions? Email us or call 651-643-3601 anytime.