Share ACGA has been helping those organizing 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 […]
Share Looking for additional 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.
Share 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 […]
Share 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 […]
Share Interested in learning more about the people and organizations that are fighting to preserve land in your neighborhood and from coast to coast? Check out these groups dedicated to open land preservation to learn more! National Organizations American Farmland Trust: The mission of American Farmland Trust is to save the land that sustains us by […]
Who is shining a spotlight on and sharing information about community gardening? Here’s a running collection of media stories about how community gardening is improving the lives of people across the globe! A Brief History of Grassroots Greening in NYC: By Sarah Ferguson. Jon Rowley’s Patch Garden & Million Flower Memorial Garden Fund. Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Feb. 2002. […]
Share Here is a list of resources that will help address basic questions about community gardening and horticulture.
Share Do you have limited space around you, but plenty above? Gardening on rooftops is a growing trend, especially in urban locations, and there is an increasing number of links and resources available to help you plant a successful harvest above your head.
Share Everyone can be involved in community gardening, no matter who they are! Below is a set of resources that you can use to help make your garden and programs universally accessible to all people, including seniors and people with varying levels of ability.
Share 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 […]