Copyright GROW North Texas 2016

GROW North Texas is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 7103, Dallas, TX 75209-0103

Upcoming events

    • Thu, February 08, 2018
    • Sat, February 10, 2018
    • 3 sessions

    February 8 & 9, 2018        6-9pm
    February 10, 2018              9a-5pm
    at the Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center at Fair Park

    Cost: $25 per person
    $15 for each additional registration person from the same garden

    Are you working on starting a community garden? Always wondered what it takes to get started? Involved with a garden that would benefit from a little extra help? This workshop is for you!

    Join us for 10 intensive hours of training about building the community that makes a successful community garden. Learn from local gardening and community development experts, gain your own strategies, meet other garden leaders, and leave with the confidence to make your garden community stronger.

    Who should attend:
    • Anyone in leadership in a community garden setting
    • Anyone thinking about or working with others to start a community garden

    Limited Scholarships available!
    Contact Wyonella Henderson-Greene at or 214-951-7780

    Amanda Vanhooizer is passionate about developing stronger communities through multiplying people’s capacity to work with others.  A long time community builder with over 30 years’ experience in school gardens and garden curriculum development, sustainable community gardening programs and farmers market development and assessing environmental management systems.  Projects: Founder of the Coppell Community Gardens and Coppell Farmers Market. Director of the Dallas Farmers Market and opened the Biodiversity Education Center. 

    Anita Mills is a lifelong gardener, and an organic gardener since the late 1960s.  She enjoys sharing her knowledge and gardening expertise with others. To that end, she founded Anita’s Arbor in 2014 to mentor and support the sustainable lifestyle. Anita serves as a community garden coach with GROW North Texas, where she is a part of a team working on encouraging urban agriculture/community garden success. She is also community garden contact for the Faith Team of Dallas Hunger Solutions, and previously served on the Dallas Hunger Initiative’s Market Garden Task Force. 

    Both Amanda Vanhoozier and Anita Mills have attended the American Community Garden Association “Growing Communities” train-the-trainer.


Past events

Tue, December 05, 2017 Taking the Next Step: Reaching Your Farm Dreams
Sat, November 11, 2017 Seeding Dallas: Good Food for the City
Fri, September 15, 2017 6th Annual Dallas Hunger Summit
Thu, September 14, 2017 Give & GROW: After Hours at the Market
Tue, September 12, 2017 GROW Pint Night: Connecting Farm to Lunchbox
Mon, September 11, 2017 Ferguson Road Initiative Community Connection Town Hall Meeting
Sat, July 22, 2017 Tarrant Area Food Bank's Dig Deep 2017: A Conference for Growers
Sat, June 24, 2017 Composting Workshop
Sat, June 03, 2017 GROW North Texas at Voly in the Park
Tue, May 16, 2017 Craft and Growler Pint Night for GROW North Texas
Sat, February 11, 2017 Seeding Dallas:
Tue, February 07, 2017 Craft and Growler Pint Night for GROW North Texas
Thu, January 12, 2017 2017 TOFGA Organics Conference
Sat, November 05, 2016 Oak Cliff Coop Snoop
Thu, September 22, 2016 North Texas Giving Day
Fri, September 16, 2016 PARK(ing) Day
Thu, February 25, 2016 Farmers Market Vendor Training
Sat, January 16, 2016 Urban Agriculture Success Training Series #2
Sat, January 09, 2016 Advocacy Training - Urban Ag Series
Sat, December 12, 2015 Nuts and Bolts of Urban Ag Projects - Urban Ag Series
Thu, December 03, 2015 POSTPONED - Funding and Fundraising - Urban Ag Series
Thu, December 03, 2015 Semi-Regular Come-Togetherness with Farmer & Author Forrest Pritchard
Sat, November 21, 2015 Building Community - Urban Ag series
Fri, November 13, 2015 Urban Agriculture Success Training Series #1
Thu, November 05, 2015 Accessing Land in the City - Urban Ag series
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