2015 Community Greening Review Call for Articles

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ACGA is happy to announce the 2015 Call for Articles for the Community Greening Review.  This year’s theme will be Immigrant and Refugee Gardens.  Submissions can be in the form of (1) a feature article proposal, including research and bibliographies, (2) shorter articles in the form of reports, essays, case studies, interviews, or how-to pieces, […] Read More

Environmental Education in the Community Garden

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The American Community Gardening Association and member organization Peterson Garden Project  have been working since 2012 on a grant that promotes environmental education in the community garden setting. Due to funding delays, the program began in earnest in 2014. (Note: Another program in this grant was conducted with member organization Metro Atlanta Urban Farm in […] Read More

Corona Tool Discount Code


Corona Tools is offering ACGA members a 40% discount on their products. To redeem your discount use this code for the month of March: 40% off- AC8300ACGA Free shipping- ACGA1KMAR  Purchase your tools here: http://coronatoolsusa.com/acga Read More

US Postal Service Honors Farmer’s Markets


Thursday August 7, 2014 the U.S. Postal Service honored farmers markets by creating four new stamps. The stamps, which the USPS introduced along with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at a Washington, D.C., farmers market, show breads, fruits and vegetables, flowers and plants that are commonly on display for sale at thousands of farmers markets around […] Read More

Sample Evaluation Tools


Success can be measured in more ways than just the number of heads of lettuce or bunches of carrots!  Having members of your community garden participate in evaluations will help you better understand the good work going on in your community garden, and it will help you improve areas where members see room for growth. […] Read More