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Food Safety & Environmental Services

School Garden Program

The goal of the School Garden Program is to enable fresh produce to be safely served in school cafeterias from their on-site school garden. The Arizona Department of Health Services School Garden Program will help your school garden meet the requirements of approved source as required in the Arizona Food Code.

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School Garden Guidelines

These guidelines were a joint effort between the Arizona Department of Health Services, Arizona Department of Education, Arizona Department of Agriculture, the University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) Cooperative Extension, and the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.