Nuestra Tierra Demonstration and Market Garden

The Purpose:

to demonstrate viable food production in the Tucson area and to provide fruits and veggies for the farmers’ markets.

View the planting guide or attend a workshop to gain more information about growing food in Tucson.

The Garden Demonstrates:

  • What variety of vegetables can be grown and in what seasons they thrive
  • Water management, using drip irrigation
  • Greenhouse management and starting seeds
  • Raising hens for egg production
  • Composting
  • Other organic gardening practices

A special thank you to Botanical Interests for supporting our gardening programs with generous donations of seeds! Purchasing seeds from this site benefits the Community Food Bank!

Related Local Gardening Websites

Tucson Home and Garden Spot

Tucson Organic Gardeners

Native Seed/SEARCH

University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service Garden and Landscape Information

Tucson Botanical Gardens

Community Gardens of Tucson

For More Information or if you are interested in volunteering at the garden call Patricia Rojas, 622-0525 ext. 249 or