Farmers’ Markets are fantastic way to purchase fresh produce and support local businesses. Products offered are usually locally sourced. In addition to fresh produce, eggs, and local prepared goods you can often find local crafts at the markets.
Every month there are official days to bring attention to plants and gardens. January Houseplant Appreciation Day – January 10 February Houseplant Appreciation Day Rose Day March National Flower Month National Nutrition Month (Eat More Fruits & Veggies) Plant a Flower Day National Agricultural Day
A list of gardening resources specific to Phoenix, Arizona. The Arizona Department of Health Services compiled a very informative resource: Arizona Sustainable Community Garden Resource Guide. The Guide has step by step guidance on how to start and sustain a community garden. Maricopa County Master Gardeners Audubon Arizona Maricopa Audubon Society
Phoenix community gardens are a great way to bring like-minded people together. It gives urban dwellers a place to grow their own food.