Winter Lessons for Spring Garden Planning

From Carolina Lukac, Garden Education Manager & Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator Here at the VCGN office we’re flipping through our notebooks for all of those tidbits we gathered over the winter months—favorite activities, inspiring ideas, new resources—so that we can share them with you! Here are a few of those morsels, gleaned from the […]

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 […]

Grow It! Statewide Garden Leader Workshops

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 […]

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Dirty Weekend 2016

Save the date! The 5th Annual Day in the Dirt is April 29. Click here for info on business sponsorship and team sign-ups. Garden site and volunteer sign-ups coming soon! 2016 Dirty Weekend: The 2016 Dirty Weekend was a tremendous success with more than 280 volunteers transforming 16 community and school garden sites. Big thanks […]

Community Teaching Garden

Green Thumbs at Work

By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator Employees are digging in the dirt at workplace gardens all over the state! Through the Green Thumbs at Work grant program the Vermont Department of Health and Vermont Community Garden Network are working together to bring resources and technical support to organizations, businesses, and institutions interested in incorporating gardens […]

May Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

By Libby Weiland Your May Tip: Before the season’s in full swing at your garden, make sure there are systems in place for communicating information, ideas, and concerns with and among those involved with the garden (i.e. gardeners, volunteers, teachers, students). To assess your garden’s communications, start with some basic questions: How does your group […]