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City of Flagstaff Community Gardens
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The City recognizes the role that community agriculture has in promoting sustainable communities by providing locally grown food and building a sense of community. As a result, the City provides land for the development of community agriculture needs that benefit the Flagstaff community.

The City has partnered with a local non-profit organization, TerraBIRDS, to manage and maintain community garden sites located on City owned property. The project serves to educate the community on how to sustainably grow food in Flagstaff’s unique high elevation environment, arid climate and short growing season.

Interested gardeners can contact Terra BIRDS at

Summer Garden Workshop Series
The following workshops will be offered as a part of the free garden workshop series. Please sign up at here. 

Worm Composting: Wednesday, July 20th at 5:30 pm.  
Willow Bend Environmental Education Center: 703 E Sawmill Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
In this free one hour workshop, learn how to convert kitchen waste into nutrient rich soil using worm composting. It's fun, easy, odorless and produces a great fertilizer! Workshop participants will learn how to house, feed, harvest, and care for their own worms. Participants will be entered to win a free worm bin!

Water Harvesting: Wednesday, July 27th at 5:30 pm.
Izabel Community Garden: 1700 E 6th Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Learn about rainwater harvesting in this free one hour workshop! We will be giving away ten 265 gallon water barrels to local community members interested in rainwater harvesting. Event will be hosted by David McKee, City of Flagstaff Watershed Specialist. It will be an RSVP event so first come, first serve! Make sure to RSVP here. 

Composting: Wednesday, August 10th at 5:30 pm.
Colton Community Garden at the Museum of Northern Arizona: 3100 N. Fort Valley Road Flagstaff, AZ 86001 
Not sure what to do with your kitchen, garden, and yard scraps? Would you like natural, home-made fertilizer for your plants? Check out our free backyard composting workshop. Learn the basics of what you can compost, how to manage your pile, and how to use your finished product. The Colton Community garden is located at the top of N Winding Rd, behind the Newberry Building.

Water Harvesting: Wednesday, August 17th at 5:30 pm.
Ponderosa High School: 2384 N Steves Blvd #B, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Join Terra BIRDS at Ponderosa High School to explore ways to maximize the capacity of your land to capture and retain rainwater. Earthworks, curb cuts, soil building and mulching, and cisterns will all be discussed.

Fruit Trees: Wednesday, August 24th at 5:30 pm.
Bonito Garden: 527 W Elm Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
In this free one hour workshop, learn how to select, plant, and maintain fruit trees in northern Arizona’s challenging climate.

Community Garden_thumb.JPGCommunity gardens: Growing a healthy community
The City of Flagstaff’s Community Agriculture efforts began in 2009 with the Bonito Community Garden. Participating gardeners are selected on a first-come-first-serve basis and provided with individual and group plots for a nominal fee to cover water utility costs. Gardeners successfully supplement their food supply by growing various herbs, edible flowers, and a diverse array of vegetables. In addition, educational workshops such as composting, rain water harvesting and seed saving are held to further serve and enrich the gardener’s experience. The City of Flagstaff now supports five community gardens. 



                       Izabel Community Garden                                                       Bonito Community Garden
      
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