CAV & VCGN Launch Community Composting Pilot at 3 Sites

The Composting Association of Vermont (CAV) and Vermont Community Garden Network (VCGN) are helping Ludlow Area Community Garden (Ludlow), Down to Earth Community Garden (St. Albans), and The Garden at 485 Elm (Montpelier) to try out community food scrap composting. All three projects are a part of a new pilot project—Food Scrap Composting at Community […]

Leaders for a New Season

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, […]

Growing Wellness: Plants for medicinal use in garden education programs

By 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

Seed Libraries: Conserving Biodiversity, Building Community, Sharing Resources

By Claire Londagin VCGN Network Outreach Assistant

Growing and Harvesting Popcorn is an Annual Tradition at Westminster Schools!

By Irene Canaris Garden Coordinator

Fall Grow It! – 4 Workshops, 4 Unique Garden Sites

VCGN visited four sites with unique compost systems for this Fall’s Grow It! workshops:

Gardening and Cooking with Kids

By Carolina Lukac Gardens for Learning Statewide Coordinator