Welcome to Sow, Grow, Savor

Dear Madison residents gardeners, cooks, eaters, readers, writers, creators, explorers;

Are you looking for a fun and delicious way to spend your summer? Celebrate the season’s bounty with fellow Madison residents through Sow, Grow, Savor. Develop and share recipes with different generations incorporating the ripe produce you’ve grown in your home garden. Attend virtual meetings with local farmers, Master Gardeners, and chefs. Appreciate the wonders of growing and cooking with fresh produce and see your recipes featured in a community cookbook to be sold in downtown Madison this September!

Program Objectives

  1. Facilitate kinship and exchanges of knowledge between different generations 

  2. Provide interpersonal and practical skill development opportunities for youth 

  3. Increase awareness of the benefits of sustainable living through gardening & cooking 

  4. Support local businesses

As an SGS participant, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Document your summer gardening and cooking explorations and have your content featured on this website

  • Connect and learn from different generations on our ongoing Facebook blog and Instagram

  • Learn gardening and cooking techniques from local experts through live/recorded virtual meetings

  • Lead a virtual gardening/cooking activity for fellow participants

  • Receive vouchers to the Madison Farmers Market

  • Contribute to a cookbook publication + fundraiser event helping to sustain this initiative in the future