This needs customized. We aim to make fresh produce accessible to all families in our community. We’ve established over ten gardens throughout the Kent region so far.


“It is difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.”

— Lewis Grizzard

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Our Beginning

This still needs customized…. Project Sprout took root in founder Nadia Shabazz’s backyard. Her family had a need for fresh produce since the nearest supermarket only carried semi-spoiled bananas and tomatoes. Shabazz started small, planting leafy greens and berries. When it came time to harvest, she gave extras away to neighbors. She began to see drastic improvements in her children’s health and thought that everyone on her block could benefit. She began inviting neighbors who didn’t have gardens to come plant on her land.


“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.”

— Jim Davis


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