Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens

People working in a community garden
People working in a community garden
Community garden - people standing around talking

The Get Moving Houston Urban Gardens provide hands-on experience in vegetable gardening and urban agriculture to community members and encourage the consumption of local fruits and vegetables.

The gardens are an interactive learning opportunity to demonstrate nutrition and gardening practices in an urban environment. It promotes physical activity and mental well-being through social interactions for people of all ages.

Garden Locations

Gardens are located at our multi-service centers.

Get Involved

Garden volunteer opportunities

  • All dates are no longer that 1-1 ½ hours long. 
  • Meet up at the MSC listed. 
  • Contact Person on site is Alicia Harris @ 346-554-2943
  • Gloves, hand tools and water will be provided. 

Locations, dates, and times

Types of Gardens

There are 15 garden sites across the City of Houston, designated by type as a Garden Club, Specialty Garden, Employee Garden or Hybrid Garden (combo of two types).

  • Garden Club — Gardens are maintained by community members and volunteers. Clubs have a charter, minimum members and regular meeting/engagements.
  • Specialty Garden — Gardens used for Office of Chronic Disease, Health Education and Wellness programs and/or use as platform for urban agriculture projects.
  • Employee Gardens — Workplace gardens that are maintained by volunteer, Houston Health Department staff.