Food Systems Resources

Izabel Garden

Grow Food

Region-specific resources for growing food and promoting pollinator habitat.


  • Northern Arizona growing and gardening resources page.
  • List of low-water native plants by neighborhood here.
  • The Arboretum at Flagstaff's resource page.
  • The Leaf Network's comprehensive Edible Tree Guide.
  • The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension office provides Coconino gardening, horticulture, livestock, plant ID and Master Gardener resources.
  • The Coconino Master Gardener Association maintains a blog, resources, and learning opportunities on its website.
  • Create an attractive pollinator habitat with this Flagstaff-specific plant list.
  • Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

Take Action

Buy Food

Options for buying locally grown or produced products in Northern Arizona

Food Waste

Follow the links below to learn how to prevent food waste at home best and learn about options for composting through our pilot programs or at home.

Food Access

Food access, assistance and community food resources. Specific locations, dates, and times for services can be found on the Community Food Resources Guide page.

Public Food Box Distribution

Food Assistance

Feeding Children