Brave Harvest

Brave Harvest

Gainesville's educational urban farm: empowering youth and adults to eat, prepare, and enjoy tasty food.

 
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gainesville's educational urban farm:

 

empowering people to eat,
prepare & enjoy tasty food.

 
 
 

Let's eat

It typically takes 8-15 exposures for kids to accept a new food, which adds up fast! This much wasted food can be costly for families, so many kids don't get enough exposure to veggies to develop a taste for them.

On the farm, we give kids chances to try new veggies over and over again, increasing their willingness to try new veggies.

 
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Let's cook

Meals cooked at home have larger servings of fruits and veggies than meals eaten out — even cooking at home as little as twice a week will improve diet quality.

Through our education programming, we share simple delicious ways to eat and enjoy veggies at home.

 
 
 
 

Let's grow

Kids who have gardening experience eat more veggies and have a better understanding of nutrition than kids without gardening experience.

Gardening is a sustainable way for bold eaters and their families to get more plants into their diet.

 
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Let's Learn

We offer classes and support to make
growing food at home, school, or in a
community garden accessible and successful.

Learn more

 

 

hot sauce

We make hot sauce using peppers grown
at the farm. Proceeds fund cooking and gardening
programs at Brave Harvest.
For sale in our shop and at Curia on the Drag.

 

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visit us

Our farm is on site at Curia On The Drag cafe and restaurant. Look for the painted school bus in the restaurant courtyard — our farm beds are located over the fence just south of the bus.

2025 NW 6th St.
Gainesville, FL 32601