2020 Grant Awarded

City of Phoenix

2019 Grant Awarded

APS Phoenix Suns STEM Teacher Grants $2500
Whole Kids Garden Grant $3000

News Articles, Features, and Media Coverage

Green Living AZ
June 4, 2020

Mike McMahon, founder of Agave Farms and Urban Farming Education (UFE), and Dorie Morales, publisher of Green Living Magazine, are hoping to reshape the narrative surrounding food scarcity through their new collaboration, Fresh Food Collab. Read More

Fox10
May 22, 2020

Co-founder of Fresh Food Collab, Dorie Morales interview with Anita Roman talking about Fresh Food Collab mission.Watch Video

The Social Television Network
May 20, 2020

Urban Farming Education works with schools, domestic violence shelters, people with disabilities, the homeless and the elderly to provide healthy & fresh food. They do this all while educating children about the importance of farming and helping people with PTSD via nature therapy. Watch Video

AZ Fox10 AM
May 20, 2020

Urban Farming Education partners with Amici Catering and Fresh Food Collab to donate meals to healthcare workers and shelters Watch Video

Green Living AZ
April 5, 2020

Urban Farming Education’s Founder, Mike McMahon, talks about how he went from a landscape construction business to building gardens around the Valley. Read More

North Central News
February 1, 2020

Growing gardens to help those in need — Agave Farms Community Garden serves other nonprofits like Project Roots to fulfill their mission to feed those in need. Read More

Green Living AZ
November 1, 2019

Mike McMahon talks about his quick and easy gardening kit, with his "All in One" system, The Ready Go Garden. Learn how he is making the impossible, possible. Read More

Chicanos Por La Causa
August 30, 2019

CPLC De Colores partners with Urban Farming Education to provide their domestic violence shelter with a new community garden and landscaping upgrades. Read More

Sunset
August 6, 2019

Our venue, Agave Farms, is considered one of the main attractions to visit for tourists visiting Phoenix. Read More

Fox 10
May 15, 2019

Bobbie Potts on Fox News with Syleste Rodriguez talking about Urban Farming Education and Agave Farms. Watch Video

Gila River Indian News
January 26, 2019

Native Health builds a community garden at Agave Farms located in the heart of Phoenix. Read More

Grace Lutheran Church (Grace in the City Blog)
June 9, 2018

Grace Church partners with Urban Farming Education to use their available space for a new garden named Garden of Grace. Read More

DC Ranch Community Garden
May 27, 2018

DC Ranch Community Garden partners with our educational venue, Agave Farms, to provide a communical garden experience for residents. Read More

Native Seeds Search
March 13, 2018

Native Health Traditional from Tucson unites with Native Health Phoenix to work in their community garden at Agave Farms. Read More

Native Health
February 1, 2018

Native Health partners with Agave Farms for its nationally acclaimed Urban Indian Community Gardens. Read More

JBRosh
June 1, 2017

This website serves as a platform where authors share their personal experiences. In this article, the author describes the plants and the structures that characterized our venue, Agave Farms. Read More

Phoenix New Times
February 10, 2017

How Agave Farms Turned Central Phoenix into Fertile Ground- Urban Farming Education’s educational venue, Agave Farms, as a community garden for Phoenix. Read More

AZ Centra.
April 28, 2016

Mike McMahon, the founder of Urban Farming Education and owner of Agave Farms, turns a vacant lot, in the middle of downtown Phoenix, into a community garden.Read More

AZ Central.
April 28, 2016

Tony Acosta from our parenting company, Agave Environmental, talks about our urban experiment, Agave Farms. Read More