38th Annual Meeting of the American Community
Gardening Association

Hartford, Connecticut 

 July 27 – 30, 2017


KNOX, Inc., the Connecticut Community Gardening Association, and other New England community gardening organizations will be our hosts.  KNOX was one of the original founders of ACGA.


The 2017 conference will focus on the following themes:


  • Cultivating Community and Social Justice

  • Gardening and Running a Community Garden Basics

  • Youth and School Gardening

  • Innovative Programs, Policy, and New Directions


ACGA has not held a conference in New England since 2007. The conference will be held at Capital Community College in the midst of downtown with numerous hotel options within walking distance.  Hartford is serviced by Bradley Airport.

The Call for Presentations is now open – Click here to submit your proposal!

Contact Betsy Johnson at if you are willing to help with planning the conference.

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