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4-H clover 4-H Fruits and Vegetables Project

drawing of tomato, onion, potato

What you'll do

Grow your own food! You might choose to grow the very useful potato or your favorite fruit or vegetable.

Explore how to plant, water, fertilize and prune your plant and how to manage weeds, insects and diseases. Learn which species grow in Minnesota's climate and design a plan for growing. Planting your own garden is the ultimate local food! 

Levels of learning


Fairs and exhibits


Future study and careers

Master gardeners are volunteers who have become certified through an Extension program. Growing your own food is a sustainable practice for life! 

Reviewed in 2021

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