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Shared Roots Site Application Now Open

Connect with food and gardening in your community

JOIN SHARED ROOTS

Shared Roots encourages District residents to grow food by connecting them to new food-growing opportunities while caring for and building community in the garden.

There are two ways to participate in Shared Roots:

  • A Site Coordinator provides access for community members to garden, grow, or maintain a garden site.
  • A Member is a District resident interested in growing food and caring for a garden site.

Become a Member Today!

The member application is now open until April 29. Applicants can expect to be matched with a gardening site by May 7. Each year there are more members than available spots at sites. There is no guarantee that members will be matched with a site.

Shared Roots Members must:

  • Attend an online training with OSSE and DPR staff
  • Attend an in-person training with the site coordinator
  • Sign a District government waiver
  • Grow food (to take home)
  • Care for a garden site

The Site Coordinator Application is now closed.

Click here to view a map of sites.

Please contact [email protected] with questions.

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