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 the input of 60 experts from academia, state and local government, and the nonprofit sector who gathered in Chicago on October 21 and 22, 2010 to outline the range of issues which need to be addressed in order to safely grow food on former brownfield sites.
- Call Before You Dig: http://www.call811.com.
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