Sustainability Resources

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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 well! Read More

Safety Resources

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Take care and plan ahead for safety when working in a community garden.  Here’s a list of resources to help you take the right steps and plan ahead to avoid accidents and hazards. Brownfields and Urban Agriculture: Interim Guide for Safe Gardening Practices [PDF]: A report of the US EPA, this document is a condensation of […] Read More

Community Gardening in the Media

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Who is shining a spotlight on and sharing information about community gardening?  Here’s a running collection of media stories, in print, on TV, and on the internet, about how community gardening is improving the lives of people across the continent! Nelson Mandela – Prisoner, Rooftop Food Gardener: Excerpt from Nelson Mandela’s Autobiography Long Walk to […] Read More

Resources for Gardening with Children

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Gardening with children is a great way to  teach them about fresh fruits and vegetables, and it’s also a practical, tangible way to teach them about issues important to your community and the environment.  No matter whether the garden is around the corner or in the schoolyard, gardening with children is a perfect way to […] Read More

Community Garden Start-Up Resources

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Want to start a community garden in your hometown?  ACGA offers a wealth of resources to help you, and we’ve provided a list of additional resources from across the web below! Community Gardening Management Toolkit, compiled by Betsy Johnson for the Springfield Food Policy Council Collard Greens and Common Ground: A North Carolina Community Food Gardening […] Read More