What is GIAB?

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

Who can join?

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

How to apply?

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

How is GIAB funded?

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

Does it work?

Don't take our word for it. See what past participants are saying.

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)


...children, adults and families are given the opportunity to dig in and learn how to garden and grow fresh food.


...vegetable garden kits are planted by more than 80 organizations throughout the state of Minnesota every year.


...percent of program participants enjoy growing and harvesting the fruits of their labor!