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rows of green vegetable starts emerging from a planting tray

this is

getstarted!

sow a seed, grow a solution.

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step 1

let us know you’d like to sow

step 2

pick up and tend your Start Kit

step 3

bring back your kit, now that it’s grown

step 4

we share your established starts with a neighbor-in-need, to grow, enjoy and harvest!

about getstarted

we are a timely, emergent initiative addressing the increased, pandemic-related food insecurity in our communities by mobilizing home gardeners to grow vegetable starts to share with neighbors in need.

A mom and her two children plant vegetable seeds in a getstarted starter kit

our programs

the program is currently on hiatus.

read about how home gardener volunteers in petaluma, ca grew kits in 2020 & 2021 to share with neighboring families in need!

A woman wearing a mask featuring flowers brings her tray of vegetable starts back to getstarted for sharing with neighbors at food pantries in the community.

lots of ways to get involved

are you an individual organizer who’d like to cultivate seeds and connection in your community? a relevant local organization or business who cares for your customers as neighbors?

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Bilingual instructions for people accepting starts are in a flower pot on a table next to plant trays filled with vegetable starts.

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if a tree falls in a forest… we need media to tell our story and spark future projects and funders.

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