Register your culinary garden

If you have a restaurant garden, you can use its fruits and veggies in your kitchen if they are grown safely.

What to do

1. Follow City guidance

If you have a garden at your restaurant, you can use its produce in your meals. But everything must be grown in a safe and healthy way.

To help manage your garden safely for the public, check out our guide on best practices for culinary gardens.

2. Register your garden

The Health Department has a sign-up system to make sure the food from these gardens is safe to eat. Complete the form at:

Culinary garden self-registration

Send the form to:

Department of Public Health

Environmental Health Branch
Food Safety Program
49 South Van Ness Avenue
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Get help

Department of Public Health

Environmental Health Branch
Food Safety Program
49 South Van Ness Avenue
Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94103

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Last updated October 25, 2023