Wondering how you can get rid of the weeds in your garden without resorting to toxic chemicals? We’ve pulled together a handy infographic to help!
Bees are responsible for one out of three bites of food we eat — therefore we need to safeguard our food supply by increasing the population of solitary bees, such as mason bees, and working to create and protect their habitat. These gentle bees work side-by-side with honey bees to pollinate home gardens as well […]
Share Running and organizing a community garden is rewarding and challenging. We’ve put together a handy infographic with tips to help you lead the way! Want more? Try these great tips from former ACGA board member LaManda Joy, author, speaker, and food gardening evangelist. She is the founder/president of Peterson Garden Project, an educational […]
Winter is the perfect time for gardeners to give back by volunteering time, while our gardens lie dormant! While perusing seed catalogs and planning this year’s garden, start planning ahead to combine your love of gardening with giving back to the community as a volunteer: Organize a gleaning of remaining food crops in your community […]
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 […]
Paying for a college education with agricultural training A Debt Free Road to “New York City” Charles Magee, PhD, Professor Biological and Agricultural Systems Engineering (BASE) Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) New York City, one of the world’s greatest metropolis, and a city where one can find love, joy, happiness, sadness, and all the […]
The Community Greening Review has gone paperless! All the articles and insights you love without the guilt. Download your copy today! Greening Review 2014 – Vol. 19 Articles in this issue include: POLICY Food Justice and Local Zoning Policy: A Collaborative System Tommy Bleasdale COMMUNITY FOOD ACCESS Common Goals, Uncommon Paths: Community Gardens in Rural and […]
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. […]
Interested in more in-depth material to help your garden grow? Check out these garden manuals, which will help you with everything from starting seeds to cleaning up your garden after harvesting in the Fall!
Each and every community garden is unique, but there are some things you may find helpful in setting up your community garden. Here are a few sample forms that we’ve identified to help manage your garden. Sample Garden Plot Registration Use this form to register individuals, families, and organizations for specific garden plots in your […]