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March’s Grow More, Give More Vegetable of the Month is carrot! Find growing instructions as well as yummy recipes that use carrots below.

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Grow More, Give More helps combat food insecurity. We provide both experienced and novice home gardeners with the information and resources needed for successful gardens of every size. Grow a little extra and share healthy food with your neighbors and community.

Participating in Grow More, Give More? We want to make sure that you are counted! Register your home or community garden in the survey below to become part of the statewide project. Donation totals will be posted annually on Gardening webinars and other educational materials are continually added to the website so your knowledge can grow along with your garden.


Food insecurity is an urgent problem in Alabama. In fact, approximately 1 in 4 children face food insecurity, and it affects about 2 million Alabama residents overall. The term food insecurity is associated with people that have a lack of regular access to the nutritious food needed for an active and healthy life. Through the Grow More, Give More program, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System looks to make a positive impact in the lives of these people.

Grow More, Give More enables home gardeners to help combat food insecurity. Both experienced and novice gardeners will find the information and resources needed to have successful gardens of every size. The project also encourages gardeners to grow an extra row and share healthy food with their neighbors and larger communities.

In 2021, 32,580 pounds of donated produce | Donations reached 5,196 Alabama families | Total donation value = $60, 274

How It Works

To help you Grow More, check out Alabama Extension’s abundant resources to boost your growing potential, whether growing in containers, raised beds, or a traditional in-ground garden. As for Give More, some gardeners may want to share with neighbors, while others might deliver their harvests to a food pantry or a regional food bank.

Need More Information or Have Questions?

Have questions about getting started with Grow More, Give More? Reach out by email to Alabama Extension home grounds agents can answer questions as well. Find the home grounds agent serving your county here.

Got specific questions about growing a particular vegetable or dealing with an insect pest? Call the Alabama Master Gardener Helpline at 1-877-ALA-GROW.

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