Articles about Organizing a Garden


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 […] Read More

Sustainability Resources

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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 […] Read More

Safety Resources


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 […] Read More

Community Gardening in the Media


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. […] Read More