Community Gardens

The Hillsborough MPO has worked with the Coalition of Community Gardens to provide a number of resources as part of the Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge Grant, provided by the Aetna Foundation.  Learn more about our award-winning Garden Steps initiative.

Interested in starting a community garden in your neighborhood?

City of Tampa Resources:

Community Garden Ordinance

Community Garden Ordinance for Properties With Code Enforcement Liens

Hillsborough County Resources:

Hillsborough Health Atlas

Community Gardens Map

State of Florida Resources:

University of Florida Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences (Extension Service)

Florida Cottage Industry Guidelines

Coalition of Community Gardens:

Coalition Flyer and Member List

Tampa Heights Community Garden

Community Farms:

Sweetwater Organic Farm

Garden Suppliers:

Shells Feed and Garden Supply

Helpful Links:

IFAS Community Garden Resources