What we're about

Who are we? - We are a collaborative of community-focused people and projects brought together to make a difference in our local community and food system! Originally created by Greg Peterson and Kari Spencer, we've been creating projects that are innovative and a maybe a little outside the box! Come join us!!

Our Overall Mission: - To enhance the local food system and interconnected community by facilitating projects which can make a difference in the Greater Phoenix Area.

For more information - go to www.growphx.com

Upcoming events (5+)

[Urban Farm] Greg's Guide to Choosing Fruit Trees – Gilbert

Greg’s favorite plants to nurture at the Urban Farm are the fruit trees. He loves to say “They appeal to the lazy gardener, as planting a fruit tree once reaps a bounty for many years to come”. The selection of fruit trees that you can grow is vast – peaches, apples, apricots, plums, pears, citrus and more – discovering just what works and how to pick a perfect fruit tree for your yard can be perplexing. Join Greg as he guides you through the important things to know about choosing the best fruit trees for your yard. From the type of roots to the timing of the fruits, there are simple keys to making your selection successful. The key details that you need to know when choosing fruit trees in the desert Why nurseries of all kinds sell you fruit trees that will never make fruit How to spread out your fruit tree harvest over months rather than weeks This free class takes place at the Agritopia in Gilbert Wednesday, October 23rd, at 6:30 pm For more details and link to register go to: urbanfarm.lpages.co/gregs-guide-agritopia[masked]/

[Urban Farm] Urban Farm Nursery is OPEN Fri & Sat 9-3

Urban Farm Nursery

Pop Up Nursery & General Store CITRUS PHASE The Nursery & General Store will be open for Citrus Tree Pick-ups. This event is open on Both Friday and Saturday where we will have CITRUS trees ready for pick up. OPEN HOURS – 9 am to 3 pm – *Friday & Saturday only Online pre-ordering available Monday – Thursday. ALERT: The online shopping cart will be closed the days the lot is open for inventory purposes. For more details and link to register go to: www.urbanfarm.org/event/urban-farm-nursery[masked]/

[Urban Farm] Three Keys to Ultimate Fruit Tree Success – Webinar

A few years ago Greg started guaranteeing his fruit trees because what he had found was if you followed his planting plan, then fruit tree success was just about guaranteed! The challenges that we run into however, start long before you ever put the tree in the ground. These are the caveats! Did you know that often the trees that you buy in nurseries will never make fruit for your climate. In this webinar/class we will explore the three things that you need to know to not fall into this trap. Then we will review what not to do and dive into success strategies for planting and growing for ultimate fruit full success. These are steps that give you trees a leaf up and launch your incredible bounty. Three Keys to Ultimate Fruit Tree Success! You will learn: The Tree (three) Caveats How not to kill your trees Learning your success strategies for ultimate fruit tree success. This free webinar takes place online Monday, October 28, at 6:00 pm For more details and link to register go to: urbanfarm.lpages.co/3keys-ftp-webinar[masked]/

[Urban Farm] Greg's Guide to Choosing Fruit Trees – Webinar

Greg’s favorite plants to nurture at the Urban Farm are the fruit trees. He loves to say “They appeal to the lazy gardener, as planting a fruit tree once reaps a bounty for many years to come”. The selection of fruit trees that you can grow is vast – peaches, apples, apricots, plums, pears, citrus and more – discovering just what works and how to pick a perfect fruit tree for your yard can be perplexing. Join Greg as he guides you through the important things to know about choosing the best fruit trees for your yard. From the type of roots to the timing of the fruits, there are simple keys to making your selection successful. The key details that you need to know when choosing fruit trees in the desert Why nurseries of all kinds sell you fruit trees that will never make fruit How to spread out your fruit tree harvest over months rather than weeks This free webinar takes place online Wednesday, October 30, at 6:00 pm For more details and link to register go to: urbanfarm.lpages.co/greg-s-guide-ft-webinar[masked]/

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