March Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

Fundraising Tools By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator

Food Scrap Composting at Community Gardens – Funding & Pilot Project

Free Seeds For Gardens

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February Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

Go Wild for Pollinators While Educating and Building Your Community

January Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

Celebrate National Seed Swap Day! By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator Join gardeners across the country in the age-old tradition of sharing seeds. National Seed Swap Day takes place every year on the last Saturday of January—this year on January 28th. Seed swaps in Vermont typically take place between January and March, in time for […]

December Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

A Call For Community

September Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

Build Your Skills Congratulations on supporting the growth of another season in your community or school garden!  With another year under your belt you’ve likely learned more about what works and what doesn’t work in managing your garden.  As the season draws to an end, reflect on what you’ve learned and what you want to […]

August Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

A Special Invitation While your garden is still in its full glory, send a special invite to neighbors, volunteers, teachers, parents, donors, local officials and other current or potential stakeholders to come see your garden at its best.  This is a great way to thank the people who have made contributions and inspire new partnerships […]

July Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

Meeting the Mid-summer Challenge Mid-summer can be at once the most rewarding and the most challenging part of community gardening.  It’s when the reason for the season really kicks in: plants are more robust and filling up your garden with green, your harvests are beginning to be more substantial and your early season work is […]

Resources Referenced in the Housing Toolkit

Click here for more info on how to get your own complete copy of the Edible Landscaping & Community Gardening Toolkit for Affordable Housing Communities. STEP 1: Get Your Group Organized Tips and Tools Building Your Garden Leadership Team (VCGN) Making the Most of Meetings (BNAN) Sample Group Agreements (Seeds for Change) Community Garden Guidelines […]