Programs & Learning - Agriculture

Sustainable, Organic Farming at Desert Rose

Barren desert land with scrub grass and dried ground
Kelly Hadden

From this…

a woman's arm reaches into a basket of vegetables at an organic market
@talent.zukutu via Twenty20

To this…

Greening the Sonora

Read how Desert Rose is creating market gardens in the Arizona desert

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Take a tour through the sustainable farming project with one of our Specialists

Click to Book Your Farm Tour

A bearded man wearing glasses and smiling at the camera
Pichu berries in their husks
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a small green sprout is growing out of dirt held in the palms of a person's hands.
@FotoArtist via Twenty20

Meet the DRBI Farmer

When Dwight Cox was a teenager all he could think of was escaping from his family’s small Illinois farm.  The last thing he expected was to be running an even smaller farm in the Arizona desert!
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Co-Farming begins with Desert Rose Farms

Desert Rose welcomes its newest business partner, Desert Rose Farms, as they turn 20 acres of desert into a Pichuberry orchard.

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Permaculture: Greening the Desert

Click to watch video by Geoff Lawton

Call for Volunteers

Organic gardening is good for the soil, the body and the world.  But it takes time and work.

If you would like to volunteer please click on CONTRIBUTE.

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