Note to New Members

Included in your new membership will be a one-year subscription to Organic Gardening, valued at $23.94. There are no hidden obligations and you will not receive any bills. You will receive a subscription card to fill in and send to Organic Gardening with your new membership packet.


What ACGA Does for You


Regional Training Workshops
Experts may facilitate trainings in your region around our curriculum, Growing Communities: Community Building and Organizational Development through Community Gardening. Trainings will be catered to your group’s needs, and are designed to improve practical skills.

Receive our Greening Review publication, our newsletter “The Community Gardener”, and our monthly enewsletter. The store page of our website also contains classic community gardening books for sale.

ACGA Website and List Serve
ACGA operates an information packed website with free downloads. Our list serve group can answer your questions about who is doing what, where, and when; to find information about community gardening related to specific topics; or to share information about something you have discovered.

Annual Conference
Meet with other community gardening and open space advocates and share information, experiences and fun through workshops, seminars, tours and informal discussions. Receive an Annual Conference registration discount by becoming an ACGA Member today. Organizational members receive up to four registrations to Conference at the membership discounted rate.

Mentors are available to identify potential resources and address specific technical matters.

Education and Advocacy
ACGA manages Garden Mosaics, a youth and community-based curriculum for young gardeners and teachers. Our advocacy committee works to educate the public and policy makers about the importance of community gardening.

Funding Opportunities
ACGA can help your community garden find funding and grants to help you start or sustain your project.

Voting Privileges
All members get one vote in ACGA’s annual election of the Board of Directors. All members are also eligible to run for membership on the board.

Special Discounts
ACGA is pleased to have partnered with Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply and Gardener’s Supply Company  in offering our members a 10% discount on orders from their catalogs.

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