Consumers, vendors, and commercial producers will find resources below for connecting with local food, farms, and community gardens. We also offer a Kansas School Garden Guide for teachers and administrators to help in planning, planting, and growing a school garden.
If you are looking for a place to garden, or are interested in starting a new community garden site, click here.
Find Local Food
Find a local farmers' market if you are interested in shopping or selling.
Check out ICT Food Circle for local food sources.
The Plant a Row program gives home gardeners an opportunity to make a positive impact on local food challenges. Produce donations are collected weekly and distributed to those in need by the Common Ground Producers & Growers Mobile Market and ICT Food Rescue. Click here for drop-off locations and additional information.
Growing Growers is a beginner farmer education program for individuals interested in starting fruit and vegetable farms. Click here for more information.
KS School Garden Guide
This guide provides extensive information to assist educators in planning a school garden and incorporating it into the curriculum. Kansas School Garden Guide.
For resources on growing your own fruits, vegetables, and nuts, click here.
Victory Garden 101 - A series of free, online classes for Kansas gardeners. Recorded videos and class resources are available online by clicking here.
Growing for Sale
Making the jump from growing a home garden to growing for sale can be a challenge. Click here to explore resources we offer to help you get started, or to increase profitability.
Classes & Events
Click here for up-to-date information on current Horticulture classes and events.
• Gardening Hotline: 316-660-0190 (Mon.-Fri., 9:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00-4:00pm).
We also have walk-in service if you would like to bring a sample to our office.
• Consultations for aspiring commercial producers - contact Kinzie Kirkland.
Local Foods Resources for Kansans
Sedgwick County Food System Assessment
Have Questions? Contact:
7001 W. 21st St. North
Wichita KS 67205-1759
Horticultural Food Crops Agent