Harvesting Healthy Communities, One Neighborhood at a Time

Improving the lives of children and families by encouraging, supporting and helping cultivate healthy, fresh food gardens in every corner of our country.

Our vision is to grow a healthier America

Our mission at Neighborhood Farms USA® (NFUSA) is to build a national network that promotes health, wellness, and nutritional education through the development of community gardens and healthy food programs, and shared best practices.

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Help us grow more community gardens

Whether you are an avid gardener or have never planted a seed in your life, you can make a difference in the health of your community.

Your tax-deductible gift helps us continue to provide edible gardens and promote health, wellness, and nutritional education.

Join our community of garden enthusiasts from across the country and access dicounts and valuable tips.

If you’re enthusiastic about gardening and nutritional sustainability, join our team of dedicated volunteers.

Promoting health, education, and a sense of belonging for all.

Our mission has always been to create an inclusive space where individuals can grow fresh produce and a stronger sense of community.

Health & Nutrition

Food gardens provide a consistent source of fresh, organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs. 

Physical Activity

Promotes outdoor hands-on engagement and reduces sedentary behavior.

Educational Opportunities

Through direct experience, children learn about plant biology, ecosystems, sustainability, and the significance of biodiversity. 

Mental & Emotional Well-being

Nurturing plants and witnessing their growth can alleviate stress, anxiety, and depression.

Community Building

Gardening clubs and community initiatives bring people of all ages together, encouraging social interaction.

Environmental Awareness

Working in food gardens promotes an understanding of environmental issues and the importance of sustainability.

Empowerment & Independence

Maintaining a food garden instills a sense of independence and self-reliance for senior citizens & helps children develop responsibility and problem-solving skills.

Fostering connections from the ground up.

Young children don’t eat a daily fruit
Young children don’t eat a daily vegetable
Adults don’t eat recommended daily serving of vegetables
Women community gardeners are less likely to be overweight than neighbors

How we help address these growing issues

We promote access to fresh food and educate children and families on the benefits of good nutrition and food as medicine, one neighborhood at a time.

By replacing existing barren or unproductive soil with organic compost to provide educational programs to school children, our goal is to educate, rejuvenate our earth, provide organic nutrition and promote healthy eating habits. 

These green havens not only ensure access to fresh, nutritious food but also nurture physical health, educational opportunities, emotional well-being, and community cohesion. By fostering intergenerational connections and cultivating a shared sense of environmental responsibility, these food gardens pave the way for a healthier, happier, and a more sustainable future. 

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Please join me and help build more gardens to promote healthy living & education in schools, senior living communities, and workforce housing.

Benefits of being a NFUSA Member

Are you passionate about healthy eating, community engagement, and gardening? Look no further!
Designed to bring the joys of gardening and healthy living to individuals across the country.


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Improve the Lives of Children & Families

With your help, we can continue to install community gardens in public schools, assisted living facilities and workforce housing developments. Making change one neighborhood at a time. 

Your tax-deductible gift helps us continue to provide edible gardens and promote health & wellness. Support NFUSA and let’s grow better together!

Membership includes online, valuable tips and tricks from our Master Gardener, NFUSA DIY Garden Kit, Home Garden Blueprint & Monthly Newsletter.

Our Founding Partners

Karari Holdings, Inc.

Lavie and Shterna Popack Family Foundation