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Community and School Gardens


Community and School Gardens

This group is for anyone interested in community and school gardens. Come join us!

Location: Resources
Friends: 215
Latest Activity: Jul 14

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How to post to this group:
--To start a NEW discussion - click on the link at the bottom of the Discussion Forum box that says "Start Discussion" (it has a green "+" next to it)
--To RESPOND to an existing discussion - click the discussion title, then post your reply in the box that says "Reply to this".

How to get email notification of new topics and responses to existing topics within this group:
--Under the “Discussion Forum” heading, scroll to the bottom of the discussions and click on the “View All” link.
--This will take you to the “Forum” page for your particular group
--At the bottom right corner of the Forum discussions there will be a little envelope icon with the text “Notify me” next to it. Click that icon!
--You will now be notified of new discussions as well as comments on existing discussions within your group.
--If you wish to stop receiving email notifications – repeat the process above. When you see the envelope this time it will say “Stop Notifying” next to it – click that icon. Presto! No more email notifications.

American Community Garden Association
National Gardening Association

Discussion Forum

HELP! Where are the gardens? 5 Replies

APB for Community Gardens!!I am researching community gardens in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Do you know of a local community garden? Be it a church, school, non-profit, municipal or true local…Continue

Started by Erik R Wilson. Last reply by Ericka Jul 14.


Are you part of a community garden or just curious about what one looks like? Got questions you would like answered about your community or school garden? Join in on a FREE in-person Community Garden…Continue

Tags: Gardens, community

Started by Doreen Pollack. Last reply by Jenny Beasley Jul 2.

Where is the Map f Community Gardens? 5 Replies

There used to be a map of community garden locations - anyone know what happened to it?  Or am I just missing it?Thanks all!  DoreenContinue

Started by Doreen Pollack. Last reply by Kate Radosevic Jun 24.

School Garden help 1 Reply

Do you have a school garden or want to start one? Would you like to use the produce from the garden in your cafeteria? We can help! The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) School Garden…Continue

Started by Kathryn Mathewson. Last reply by bryanwhitebeyondthekitchengarden Apr 30.

Community Garden Experts Panel - February 6th

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, February 6th, 6:00 pm. Maricopa County Extension Office. Community Garden experts panel with ACGA Board Members. Free event! Come and learn what is trending on the community…Continue

Tags: gardens, community

Started by Doreen Pollack Jan 7.

Let's stay connected - Arizona Community Garden Facebook page

Just in case this group goes away (new site does not have groups so far), I want to stay in touch with you!There is an active community and school garden group in Phoenix and we need each other!Did…Continue

Started by Doreen Pollack Jan 2.

Water Conservation Education Grant Opportunity for Schools

Is your school interested in creating an outdoor classroom, harvesting rainwater, and creating native habitat? Watershed Management Group is pleased to offer grant funding for schools to participate…Continue

Started by Ryan Wood Dec 20, 2013.

Seeking local growers to participate in new Tempe Farmers Market

New Farmers Market opening in Tempe seeks backyard growers, master gardeners and small-scale producers!  The Market is a program of the Tempe Community Action Agency, and will operate Saturday…Continue

Tags: Gardeners, Foragers, Kids, Produce, Growers

Started by Chip Satterlund Dec 3, 2013.

Free mulch 1 Reply

I have regular loads of mulched tree branches put through wood chipper. I can deliver to your property when in your area. My name is Dan. Check out our going green page on our web…Continue

Started by Dan stevens. Last reply by Renu Kaur Sidhu Aug 27, 2013.

Earlybird Deadline July 1- for ACGA Seattle Conference

Hello everyone, don't forget to register for ACGA's annual conference before July 10th to get the early bird discounts! To register go to  …Continue

Tags: ACGA, conference, gardens, community

Started by Doreen Pollack Jul 5, 2013.

Green Bronx Machine, TEDx Example of School Transformation to Greenest in NY

This teacher's favorite crop is organically grown citizens! This is the poorest congressional district in America and turned into the greenest.  He even gets grandma involved. Please watch this TEDx…Continue

Tags: gardening, urban

Started by Linda Alexander Jul 1, 2013.

Looking for Comm and School Garden articles for ACGA newsletter

Do you have a great story to tell about your school and community garden?  The American Community Gardening Association would love to hear it.  Your story will inspire and encourage other gardeners…Continue

Tags: ACGA, conference, gardens, community

Started by Doreen Pollack Jun 22, 2013.

Early bird deadline extended for American Community Garden Conference - Scholarships Available!

Hello everyone, the early bird deadline for ACGA's national conference hasbeen extended until July 10th! To register go to…Continue

Tags: ACGA, conference, gardens, community

Started by Doreen Pollack Jun 18, 2013.

Deadline for Early Bird pricing for ACGA Conference and Scholarships Available!

Time to make a decision! The early bird deadline for ACGA's national conference is June 15. Register now for the discount:…Continue

Tags: ACGA, conference, gardens, community

Started by Doreen Pollack Jun 13, 2013.

Learn about the ACGA Conference in Seattle! 1 Reply

This call is for ACGA members, join us on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 for a call on our annualconference, this year held in Seattle Washington. Rich MacDonald fromP-Patch and Daniel Winterbottom from…Continue

Tags: Confernce, Garden, Community, ACGA

Started by Doreen Pollack. Last reply by Doreen Pollack Jun 10, 2013.

ACGA Looking for new CG needing help with materials for the beds/plots 4 Replies

Are you part of a community garden that is just getting started and could use some help with materials for the garden beds?  The ACGA is looking for worthwhile community that will be ready to install…Continue

Tags: Garden, community

Started by Doreen Pollack. Last reply by Doreen Pollack Jun 4, 2013.

thank you 2 Replies

this 'thank you'goes out to all of you educators + community volunteers who make a difference in our children's environmental education you truly make a supreme difference ... i have seen the actions…Continue

Tags: education, environmental, community, gardens, school

Started by bryanwhitebeyondthekitchengarden. Last reply by Cathy Kim May 18, 2013.

New insurance program for community gardens

Are you looking for insurance for your community garden? Check out the new program at the ACGA! Heavily discounted rates!…Continue

Tags: gardens, community, Insurance

Started by Doreen Pollack May 14, 2013.

Community Garden Conference in Seattle in August 2013

Do you want to meet like minded people and learn some of the latest trends in school and community gardens?  And perhaps beat the Phoenix heat - then go to the ACGA conference in Seattle in…Continue

Tags: ACGA, conference, tours, garden, community

Started by Doreen Pollack May 14, 2013.


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