1. Creating and maintaining community and school gardens has been identified as an effective strategy to increase healthy food awareness and consumption. Fresh fruit and vegetables have unfortunately been linked to over 450 outbreaks of foodborne illness in the U.S. since 1990. In commercial food...
  2. 2010-10-06 Growing a Garden Cityincludes: Fifteen first-person stories of personal and civic transformation from a range of individuals, including farmers and community garden members, a low-income senior and troubled teen, a foodie, a food bank officer, and many more Seven in-depth “How It Works” sections...
  3. 34 pages, illustrated
  4. 1987-01-01 The Garden in the City project is designed for 4-H clubs, schools and communites who have had little experience with gardening. The project begins in early February with indoor gardening activities and ends in June with an outdoor garden plot ready to harvest early vegetables and then plant a...
  5. In this issue of The Greening Review, ACGA highlights initiatives that some communities are implementing in their work to education about and to address childhood obesity in their neighborhoods.
  6. 1990-06-01 This report reviews the operational experiences, problems and concerns encountered, and the lessons learned by both USAID and non-USAID assisted home and community gardening projects. 33 pages plus appendices 2 copies Report no. TA-2
  7. A step-by-step guide to organizing, building and maintaining a community garden to grow nutritious, great tasting food, provide opportunities for economic development and create a safe, comfortable place for neighbors to work and play.
  8. 2001-01-01 Cultivating Community explores some basic principles and values that underlie successful community empowerment programs of any kind, and illustrates how these principles have been applied to community gardens across the country. This paper is intended as a resource for individuals, organizations...
  9. A community gardener’s delight! This book offers a selection of the best stories and articles about community gardening from the American Community Gardening Association's magazines, 1982 to 2004. Honoring ACGA's 25th anniversary, it features practical, time-tested information on how to make your...
  10. 2018-07-26 Community food forests are rapidly emerging across the United States as part of local movements promoting food literacy and community building. Fueled by the popularity of permaculture and agro-ecology, these food forests are capturing the imagination of people in neighborhoods, towns, and cities...