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Urban Farm in Arizona

Tucson Village Farm (TVF) is a working urban farm built by and for the youth of Pima County, Arizona. A 4-H program from the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, TVF is a seed-to-table program that reconnects young people to a healthy food system, teaches them how to grow and prepare fresh food, food budgeting, and empowers them to make healthy life choices. The year-round, hands-on program focuses on building the soil, integrative pest management, weed management, crop rotation, and cover cropping. TVF hosts more than 2,000 community members at a harvest fair and youth programs such as “Growing Forward” for K-5th graders and “L’il Sprouts” for tots.

Read more about the Tucson Village Farm.

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Farm Bill Priority Areas
Food safety, nutrition, and health;
Agriculture economics and rural communities
U.S. States and Territories
Arizona
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