Growing Together Montana is a collaboration between the MSU Extension Nutrition Education Program and the Master Gardener program that provides grants to active Master Gardener volunteers with a focus on growing and donating produce to local food banks and other emergency food resources. Master Gardeners also have the opportunity to work with SNAP-Ed instructors in their communities to provide nutrition education to the individuals and families that utilize the food donation sites.

  • 4 Growing Together projects
  • 5 Extension Master Gardener volunteers
  • 106 Non-Extension Master Gardener volunteers
  • 356 Extension Master Gardener volunteer hours
  • 904 Non-Extension Master Gardener volunteer hours
  • 6 Organizations received produce
  • $4,942 In funding provided
  • $2,370 Additional funds leveraged
  • 17 Partner agencies engaged
  • 17,925 Montanans with increased access produce
  • 2,626 pounds of produce donated

Learn more at  or contact Valerie Seeton at 406-994-6022 or [email protected]  

This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP.

This Institution Is An Equal Opportunity Provider.