Leaders for a New Season

Community Food Scrap Composting Training

Join fellow community-based food scrap composters on Saturday, October 14, 9:00am-3:00pm, at the Central Vermont Sold Waste Management District facility, 540 North Main St, Barre. This training is designed to help small-scale community composters (at community gardens and other community-based locations) fully implement the collection and composting of food scraps. Participants will gain the knowledge […]

Grow It! Webinar & Viewing Parties

“Extending the Season: A webinar for Community & School Garden Leaders”

Want to start a Workplace Garden?

First season tips from employee gardeners By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator In its fourth year, VCGN’s Green Thumbs at Work grant program provides funding and technical assistance to support the development and sustainability of employee gardens at small workplaces across Vermont. Our grantees this year include a local pizza parlor, a statewide solar business, […]

August Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

Share Your Bounty By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator Although this year’s harvests are coming a little later in most Vermont gardens, the time of abundance is just around the bend. What better way to celebrate your piles of tomatoes and zucchini than to share the bounty!  Whether it’s swapping plentiful veggies with fellow gardeners, sharing […]

July Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

A Garden Leader’s Guide to Integrated Pest Management By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator

Growing Wellness: Plants for medicinal use in garden education programs

By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator

New Ideas for Your Garden

From Carolina Lukac, Garden Education Manager & Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator

Calling on Garden Support – Extension Master Gardener Volunteers

Early spring is the time when garden organizers are taking stock: Are there enough tools on hand? What needs to be fixed or upgraded? Do we need to order compost? In our logistical rush to get things ready, let us not forget perhaps the most important question: Do we have the people committed to the […]

Voices of Vermont Extension Master Gardener Project Leaders & Community Partners

By Libby Weiland