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November Toolshed: Tips for Garden Leaders

Leadership Support By Libby Weiland, Statewide Network Coordinator Congratulations on pulling off another season at your community-based garden! Your dedication brought the community loads of fresh produce, a vibrant, green space to gather, grow and learn, and so much more! And we know that this was not always an easy task—it took your energy, time, resources, […]

Join Our Team! VCGN Seeks Executive Director

The Vermont Community Garden Network (VCGN) is dedicated to growing healthy and connected communities through hands-on food and garden education and resources and technical assistance for community-based groups. We are  seeking a full-time Executive Director (ED) based in our Burlington, Vt. office. The ED reports to the Board of Directors, and works with the Board […]

We need your help to keep growing healthier kids and communities in 2018!

Extending the Season Webinar Resources

Presented to you by Vermont Community Garden Network, this webinar provides: tips from gardening expert Charlie Nardozzi on in-the-garden season extension techniques, inspiration on how to build and manage a community hoop house from Bethany Dunbar of Center for an Agricultural Economy and Hardwick Community Garden, and lessons from Olivia Brooks, Morgan Willis and Phyllis […]

VCGN Accepting Applications for Board of Directors

Are you passionate about food access and positive social connections? Do you have nonprofit board and/or management experience? Are you interested in being part of the evolution of a statewide organization dedicated to growing healthy and connected communities? The Vermont Community Garden Network has openings on the board for 2018. The Vermont Community Garden Network […]

Oct. 11: Grow It! Webinar & Viewing Parties

Extending the Season: A webinar for Community & School Gardeners Pre-registration required. Sign-up online – Only $12! The Grow It! webinar for community and school gardeners—5:00-6:15pm, Wednesday, October 11—will cover season extension techniques and on-the-ground examples of how to manage them in community and school garden settings. All presenters will be available for questions during […]

Community Food Scrap Composting Training

Community composters gathered for a Community Food Scrap Composting Training Saturday, October 14, at the Central Vermont Sold Waste Management District facility, in Barre. The training was 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 went home with tools and […]

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