About Our Affiliate Gardens
Urban Harvest’s Affiliate Garden community includes one of the largest networks of edible gardens in the country. Our organization teaches people how to start and maintain a community garden; provides volunteers, materials, and seasonal plants; and offers ongoing training, education, and expertise on community engagement, gardening skills, and healthy eating to affiliate gardens.
Use the interactive map below to find an affiliate Houston community garden near you!
Click the expand icon to “View Larger Map” to search for a specific garden name.
Some Benefits of Becoming an Affiliated Garden include:
- 3 times per year participation in the HUB distribution to receive plant starts, seeds, Microlife, and other gardening supply support.
- Placement on our Volunteer Platform Page to recruit volunteers in your community
- Complementary spots in our gardening classes
- Gardening advice
- Free seeds from Urban Harvest’s seasonal seed bank
- Discounts on gardening supplies from the following local retail locations:
- Nature’s Way Resources
- Quality Feed & Garden Inc.
- RCW Nurseries
- Subscription to our quarterly planting guide
- Ability to post on our Community Garden Facebook Group
- See map below
How to Become an Affiliate Garden
- Provide Urban harvest with up-to-date contact information for our database, including:
- Garden address and full name
- Garden leader and contact information
- Schedule a visit with the Community Gardens Committee to come see your garden.
- Complete the Becoming an Affiliate Garden Survey
- Purchase a Community Garden Affiliate sign for your garden. For more information or to order a community garden sign please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Affiliate Garden Hub Distributions
Urban Harvest has set up six Hub gardens as sites for free materials distribution and education for affiliate gardens. Hub distributions connect gardens in neighboring communities with one another, as a way to share ideas and resources.
Hub 1: Urban Harvest Teaching Garden: 3302 Canal St. Houston, TX 77003
Hub 2: Palm Center Community Garden – 6000 Beeckman St., Houston, TX 77021
Hub 3: Westbury Community Garden – 12581 Dunlap St., Houston, TX 77035
Hub 4: Gregory Lincoln Education Center Garden – 1101 Taft St., Houston, TX 77019
Hub 5: Wilchester Elementary – 13618 St. Mary’s Ln., Houston, TX 77079
Hub 6: Christ the Good Shepherd’s Garden – 18511 Klein Church Rd, Spring, TX 77379
Since launching in 2017, Hub Distributions have provided more than 10,340 transplants and have created the potential for more than 268,000 pounds of organic produce for the Houston region. The majority of these transplants are sourced from local community gardeners and family farms that partner with Urban Harvest across programs.