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Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County
7001 W. 21st Street N.
Wichita, Ks  67205
Map & Location

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday

316-660-0100
316-722-1432 fax
sg@listserv.ksu.edu

Community and School Gardening

Community and school gardens are great opportunities for a neighborhood to increase access to fresh produce, facilitate hands-on learning, and build relationships. Gardens in our community have helped reduce crime, increase exercise, and improve the health of gardeners. There are great reasons to have a garden in your neighborhood or at your local school!

Looking for a Garden

If you are looking for a place to garden or volunteer with a garden, we maintain a list of gardens around the community. Please contact Rebecca McMahon at (316) 660-0142 for more information or to add or update garden information. 

Sedgwick County Community Garden List

Starting a Garden

Starting a community or school garden can be challenging and rewarding. We can provide assistance with site assessment, planning, and facilitated community meetings. For school gardens, we can help with garden plans to fit your school year needs. We also have a mentor program for new gardens. Please contact Rebecca McMahon at (316) 660-0142 for assistance.

Resources for Your Garden

If your garden is already up and running, we can provide further assistance through our mentor program. You can also request a hands-on or lecture-style presentation on a variety of gardening topics for your gardeners to be done at your garden. Our Foods & Nutrition department can provide classes on cooking, food preservation, and nutrition.

We also maintain an email list of existing garden leaders and organizers to share information about scheduled programs, grant opportunities, and other resources. Please contact Rebecca McMahon at (316) 660-0142 to sign up or for more information on resources we offer.

Contact Information

Have Questions? Contact:

Sedgwick County 
Horticulture
7001 W. 21st St. North
Wichita KS 67205-1759
(316) 660-0143
Fax (316)722-1432

Garden Hotline
(316) 660-0190
sgemghotline@gmail.com
March-October
Mon-Fri
9 am - Noon
1 pm - 4 pm

Rebecca McMahon
Horticultural Food Crops Agent
(316) 660-0142
rmcmahon@ksu.edu

Jackie Fees
Office Professional Ag & Hort
(316) 660-0143
jfees@ksu.edu

Janel Leatherman
Master Gardener Coordinator
(316) 660-0138
jleatherman@ksu.edu