Tips on community gardening

Salvation Army corps and institutions with spare land might consider making the space available (and productive!) as a community garden.

The American Community Gardening Association ( offers services, programs and even resources for grants to help community gardens succeed.

The association advocates community gardening for improving people’s quality of life and providing a catalyst for neighborhood development by stimulating social interaction, encouraging self-reliance, beautifying neighborhoods, producing nutritious food, conserving resources and creating opportunities for recreation, exercise, therapy and education.



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