Compost Crank


Shouldn’t you enjoy everything in your garden? The Compost Crank makes composting fast, easy, and fun! Visit for more information. ACGA members receive a discount!             Read More

Environmental Education in the Community Garden

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

2014 Community Greening Review

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 […] Read More

Corona Tool Discount Code

Corona Tools is offering ACGA members a 20% discount on their products and free US shipping on all items except wheel barrows due to the size and weight. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— To redeem your discount use this code for the month of September and October: Purchase your tools here: Read More

Sample Forms

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 […] Read More

Sample Release of All Claims Form

The following sample release of all claims form is intended as a guide only; be sure that the final agreement you use meets the needs and details of your group.  All information in blanks and brackets should be adjusted by the garden as necessary. Sample Form for Release of All Claims Read More

ACGA Articles on Diversity and Inclusion

Gardens can be a welcoming place for everyone!  Check out ACGA’s collection of articles about diversity and inclusion, and learn how diversity in your community can reflect the diversity in your garden. Community Gardening: A Key to Food Security? [PDF] Language Diversity [PDF] Celebrating Cultural Diversity [PDF] Food Security in Ethnic Neighborhoods [PDF] Read More

Articles about Organizing a Garden


ACGA has been helping start community gardens throughout North America for decades, and we’ve collected the very best advice here to help you.  Check out this set of guides to help you organize a community garden in your own hometown! What Good Is Community Greening? Insurance for Community Gardens 14 Good Reasons for Community Gardens […] Read More