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The Edible Demo Garden at IVC Organic Farm & Garden

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The 2100 sq ft Edible Demonstration Garden at Indian Valley Organic Farm and Garden (IVOFG) in Novato was designed and installed by UC Marin Master Gardeners in 2016 and is a hands-on teaching tool for UC MMG and the public.  The garden showcases sustainable agricultural practices while growing over 100 varieties of vegetables, flowers, fruit and herbs in six distinct gardens:
• Raised Bed Garden
• Straw Bale Garden
• Perennial Garden
• Exotic Spice Garden
• In-Ground Rows & Back 40 Garden
• Fruit Tree Garden

Covid-19 UPDATE: Please note that all public activities at the Edible Demo Garden are suspended for the time being. Look out for announcements on this website for updates and when we can resume regular activities.


What you can do at the Edible Demo Garden

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Come visit and get your hands dirty!
Garden hours: Tuesday — Friday from 9:00 am -12:00 pm

Buy our sustainably-grown, organic produce
All produce grown in the garden meets the Marin Organic Certified Agriculture (MOCA) requirements and is sold at the IVOFG farm stand or included in the farm's CSA boxes.
The farm stand is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Learn from our workshops:
• Offered on the third Saturday of most months, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

• Learn how to plant, maintain and harvest vegetables, identify and manage pests and problems, and maintain soil fertility.
• Check for upcoming workshops/events on our events calendar

Spring & fall plant sales
Buy garden starts and other plants at the IVOFG spring and fall sales!

Sign up to be notified of the farm's upcoming sales through the Leaflet e-newsletter or look for announcements on our events calendar 

Guided tours
Private educational tours and training are available to groups for a nominal fee. To schedule a private tour, contact us at EdibleDemoGarden@MarinMG.org