Truck Farm!

Truck Farm is a fleet of gardens-on-wheels, an award-winning documentary film, and most recently a children’s book and album — all teaching young people about the joys of growing food.

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2013 Garden Contest Highlights

Our third annual Truck Farm Garden Contest delighted us with unexpected ways to plant seeds. We want to share a few of the highlights: This year’s winner was 7-year-old Ava Appleton, shown below with her golden friend. Ava transformed a shopping cart into a mobile garden parked outside of her elementary school in Minnesota. The shopping […]

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2013 Truck Farm Garden Contest open!

We invite folks of all ages to get planting for our 4th Annual Truck Farm Garden Contest. It’s easy! Just plant a seed in the most creative place you can think of (a shoe? a football helmet? surprise us!), snap a photo once your seed sprouts, and submit your entry to our special guest judges […]

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Truck Farm and Food Day

Held every year on October 24, Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. Check the Food Day website for info on programs and events near you, and consider gathering friends and neighbors for a Food Day screening and discussion of TRUCK FARM. Visit Bullfrog Films for info on hosting a screening.

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More Truck Farm Garden Contest highlights

You already met the winners of our 2012 Truck Farm Garden Contest, but we wanted to share a few more highlights from the submissions:  

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Garden Contest winners!

Thanks to everyone who entered and helped spread the word about our third annual Truck Farm Garden Contest! Special thanks to our judges, Michael Pollan and Marion Nestle. First place, with a gift certificate for the Seed Savers Exchange, goes to Karlie Cole of Minnesota. Karlie wrote, “Inspired by Truck Farm – but with no […]

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Inaugural 2012 Truck Farm visit

Ian Cheney and the Brooklyn Truck Farm recently debuted some new sprouts and new (old) wheels with our first educational visit of 2012, at the Friedberg JCC. We miss the ’86 Dodge, but so far, so good, ’96 Tacoma! A plexiglass panel is a great way to let kids check out the roots and soil. […]

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2012 Truck Farm Garden Contest open!

The Truck Farm Garden Contest last year was so much fun we’ve brought it back! The contest is simple: plant a seed in the most creative place you can think of, watch it grow, snap a photo, and submit it right here on our website. JUNE 1st is the deadline for submissions. Judges Alice Waters, […]

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