Our Mission

The Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program seeks to improve the lives of Tennesseans by promoting environmental stewardship, noncommercial food production and human health and well-being through residential and consumer horticulture education delivered by a dedicated and skilled volunteer network.

Our Vision

The Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Program provides innovative, research-based, and usable residential and consumer horticulture information to all Tennessee communities and residents.

Our Values

Providing research-based residential and consumer horticulture education in a responsive and timely manner to augment and extend Tennessee Extension Master Gardener programs and achieve the Extension mission.

Collaborating with Extension personnel and local municipal and non-profit groups to offer educational leadership for better horticulture practices and programs in communities across Tennessee.

Fostering a vibrant and effective learning environment that supports committed and engaged volunteers and attracts new Extension Master Gardener Volunteers to the program.

Encouraging environmental stewardship, noncommercial food production, and youth education in communities and cities across Tennessee through engaging education and outreach programs.

Investing in educational tools and events that provide information to meet present needs while laying the foundation to serve Tennessee residents and communities in the future.

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