The following 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
This sample land use agreement is intended as a guide only; be sure that the final agreement you use meets the needs and details of your group and the property owner. Information in brackets should be changed as necessary for each garden’s purposes. Sample Form: Permission for Land Use
Garden rules should be established for every community garden. Rules are an excellent way to ensure everyone understands how the garden will operate and what is expected of each gardener. These rules are intended as a guide only. Each garden’s rules will vary depending on the needs of each garden. Sample Garden Rules and […]
Below is a sample plot registration form for community gardens. Information in brackets is to be determined by individual gardens, as appropriate for their use. Sample Form: Garden Plot Registration
Below is a sample contract for a community garden. Information in brackets is to be determined by individual gardens, as appropriate for their use.
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]
Gardening offers challenges and rewards, so it’s best to seek out the answers to questions you may have about the plants, soil, and other characteristics and aspects of our gardens. Check ACGA’s collection of articles on gardening and the experience of gardening.
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 […]
Looking for other resources to help your community garden? Here is a list of outside links that cover a range of topics, with a special focus on help for non-profits and charity organizations.
Community gardening can incorporate the triple-bottom line goal of sustainability – to provide benefits that combine the environment, economic development, and social equity. ACGA is committed to helping advance sustainability, and we are working on compiling a solid list of resources to help you and your community garden’s efforts to reach that triple-bottom line, as […]